Start a hibernated instance - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
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Start a hibernated instance

Start a hibernated instance by starting it in the same way that you would start a stopped instance.

To start a hibernated instance
  1. Open the Amazon EC2 console at

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Instances.

  3. Select a hibernated instance, and choose Instance state, Start instance. It can take a few minutes for the instance to enter the running state. During this time, the instance status checks show the instance in a failed state until the instance has started.

Amazon CLI
To start a hibernated instance

Use the start-instances command.

aws ec2 start-instances \ --instance-ids i-1234567890abcdef0
To start a hibernated instance using the Amazon Tools for Windows PowerShell

Use the Start-EC2Instance command.

Start-EC2Instance ` -InstanceId i-1234567890abcdef0