EC2 AMIs Summary Report

The EC2 AMIs Summary Report provides a high-level overview of all the Amazon Machine Images (AMIs ) within EC2.

The Overview section displays:

  • Public AMIs – the total number of AMIs that can by accessed by any AWS EC2 user.
  • Private AMIs – the total number of AMIs that can only be accessed by specifically defined user.
  • Paid AMIs – the total number of AMIs that have been purchased from Amazon.
  • Maximum Possible Storage Costs for Private AMIs – the highest possible monthly cost of all AMIs within all regions.  NOTE: When storing the AMI, you only pay for the S3 storage taken from the snapshot.  Example: A 10 GB EBS volume that only has 500MB of data will only take up approximately 500MB of S3 storage.

AMI by Platform: Shows the operating system of all the AMIs within EC2.

  • Platform – the operating system of the AMI.
  • AMIs – the total number of AMIs utilizing that operating system.

AMI by Owner: Shows which AWS Account the AMIs belong to.

  • Owner – the AWS account number that owns the AMI.
  • AMIs – the total number of AMIs owned by that AWS account.

AMI by Region: Shows how many AMIs exist within each region.

  • Region – the geographical region that the AMI resides in.
  • AMIs – the total number of AMIs within that region.

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