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@mvanholsteijn
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simple script to rdp into an EC2 Windows server
#!/bin/bash
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set -e -o pipefail
[[ $# -ne 1 ]] && (echo "usage: $(basename $0) ec2-instance-name" >&1 && exit 1)
instance_name=$1
instance_id=$(aws ec2 describe-instances \
--query 'join(`\n`, Reservations[].Instances[].InstanceId)' \
--output text \
--filter "Name=tag:Name,Values=$instance_name" "Name=instance-state-name,Values=running")
key_name=$(aws ec2 describe-instances \
--instance-id $instance_id \
--query Reservations[0].Instances[0].KeyName \
--output text)
key_id=$(aws ec2 describe-key-pairs \
--key-names $key_name \
--query KeyPairs[0].KeyPairId \
--output text)
private_key=$(mktemp)
chmod 0600 $private_key
aws ssm get-parameter --name /ec2/keypair/$key_id \
--with-decryption --query Parameter.Value \
--output text > $private_key
password=$(aws ec2 get-password-data \
--priv-launch-key $private_key --instance-id $instance_id \
--query PasswordData \
--output text)
rm -f $private_key
ip_address=$(aws ec2 describe-instances \
--instance-ids $instance_id \
--query 'join(`\n`, Reservations[].Instances[].PublicIpAddress)' \
--output text)
xfreerdp /u:administrator /p:$password /v:$ip_address /cert:ignore
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