When the AWS EC2 instance was created

Here is how to check when an EC2 instance was created:

Option 1. Check the Volume attachment time


Option 2. Using a Python script

import boto3
ec2 = boto3.resource('ec2', region_name='instance_region_name')
volume = ec2.Volume('vol-id')
print volume.create_time.strftime("%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S")
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