ec2-consistent-snapshot on Debian

ec2-consistent-snapshot is a great tool to create a snapshot of an EC2 instance. It can create a snapshot of a MySQL database and record the master and slave positions before doing so.

To install it install the needed libraries:

sudo apt-get install libfile-slurp-perl libnet-amazon-ec2-perl libdatetime-perl

Then get the source from GitHUB:

git clone https://github.com/alestic/ec2-consistent-snapshot'

Run it with

./ec2-consistent-snapshot

ec2-consistent-snapshot on Debian
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