I am trying to export my Amazon EC2 instance to a my S3 bucket as a VMware image.
I have successfully set up Amazon CLI tools, added my credentials and can run commands.
I am using http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/ExportingEC2Instances.html as documentation but it is not working as expected. For one thing, this documentation states that "ec2-create-instance-export-task" is the init command to export an instance, but it is actually "aws ec2 create-instance-export-task" as I found after some fiddling. Also, the instance id argument appears to be "--instance-id" rather than "instance_id".
I have not had any luck finding up to date documentation as to how I need to enter the other parameters like "target_environment" and "s3_bucket", but I can tell you that doing what is in Amazon's docs isn't working for me.
Has anyone done this recently who can help? Am I missing something?