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Created December 13, 2016 23:18
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Helper script to quickly restart all of the instances of an app running in AWS under a load balancer
Helper script to quickly restart all of the instances of a specific app
Assumes lots of things about the setup of the app (load balancer, ssh access, supervisor, etc.)
import boto3
import subprocess
import argparse
def load_balancer_instances(name):
current_elb = elb.describe_load_balancers(LoadBalancerNames=[name])
return [i['InstanceId'] for i in current_elb['LoadBalancerDescriptions'][0]['Instances']]
def private_ip(instance_id):
return ec2.Instance(instance_id).private_ip_address
# Expects that the service is managed by supervisor
def restart_service(service_name, ip_address):["ssh", ip_address, "supervisorctl", "restart", servicename])
def main(service_name, load_balancer_name):
print("Restarting {} service via {} load balancer".format(service_name, load_balancer_name))
instance_ids = load_balancer_instances(load_balancer_name)
print("Found the following associated instances: {}".format(instance_ids))
ips = [private_ip(i) for i in instance_ids]
for ip in ips:
print("Restarting {} box with IP {}".format(service_name, ip))
restart_service(service_name, ip)
if __name__ == "__main__":
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(description='Restarts services by sshing into all of their instances and performing a supervisor restart')
parser.add_argument('--aws-profile', help='AWS profile to use to perform the request', type=str, default='default')
parser.add_argument('--service', help='Service name (used by supervisor)', type=str, required=True)
parser.add_argument('--load-balancer', help="Which load balancer's instances should be restarted", type=str, required=True)
args = parser.parse_args()
session = boto3.Session(profile_name=args.aws_profile)
elb = session.client('elb')
ec2 = session.resource('ec2')
main(args.service, args.load_balancer)
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