DescribeImageAttribute - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
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DescribeImageAttribute

Describes the specified attribute of the specified AMI. You can specify only one attribute at a time.

Request Parameters

The following parameters are for this specific action. For more information about required and optional parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Query Parameters.

Attribute

The AMI attribute.

Note: The blockDeviceMapping attribute is deprecated. Using this attribute returns the Client.AuthFailure error. To get information about the block device mappings for an AMI, use the DescribeImages action.

Type: String

Valid Values: description | kernel | ramdisk | launchPermission | productCodes | blockDeviceMapping | sriovNetSupport | bootMode | tpmSupport | uefiData | lastLaunchedTime

Required: Yes

DryRun

Checks whether you have the required permissions for the action, without actually making the request, and provides an error response. If you have the required permissions, the error response is DryRunOperation. Otherwise, it is UnauthorizedOperation.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

ImageId

The ID of the AMI.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.

blockDeviceMapping

The block device mapping entries.

Type: Array of BlockDeviceMapping objects

bootMode

The boot mode.

Type: AttributeValue object

description

A description for the AMI.

Type: AttributeValue object

imageId

The ID of the AMI.

Type: String

kernel

The kernel ID.

Type: AttributeValue object

lastLaunchedTime

The date and time, in ISO 8601 date-time format, when the AMI was last used to launch an EC2 instance. When the AMI is used to launch an instance, there is a 24-hour delay before that usage is reported.

Note

lastLaunchedTime data is available starting April 2017.

Type: AttributeValue object

launchPermission

The launch permissions.

Type: Array of LaunchPermission objects

productCodes

The product codes.

Type: Array of ProductCode objects

ramdisk

The RAM disk ID.

Type: AttributeValue object

requestId

The ID of the request.

Type: String

sriovNetSupport

Indicates whether enhanced networking with the Intel 82599 Virtual Function interface is enabled.

Type: AttributeValue object

tpmSupport

If the image is configured for NitroTPM support, the value is v2.0.

Type: AttributeValue object

uefiData

Base64 representation of the non-volatile UEFI variable store. To retrieve the UEFI data, use the GetInstanceUefiData command. You can inspect and modify the UEFI data by using the python-uefivars tool on GitHub. For more information, see UEFI Secure Boot in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.

Type: AttributeValue object

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common client error codes.

Examples

Example 1

This example lists the launch permissions for the specified AMI.

Sample Request

https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=DescribeImageAttribute &ImageId=ami-61a54008 &Attribute=launchPermission &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<DescribeImageAttributeResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/"> <requestId>59dbff89-35bd-4eac-99ed-be587EXAMPLE</requestId> <imageId>ami-61a54008</imageId> <launchPermission> <item> <group>all</group> </item> <item> <userId>495219933132</userId> </item> </launchPermission> </DescribeImageAttributeResponse>

Example 2

This example lists the product codes for the specified AMI.

Sample Request

https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=DescribeImageAttribute &ImageId=ami-2bb65342 &Attribute=productCodes &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<DescribeImageAttributeResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/> <requestId>59dbff89-35bd-4eac-99ed-be587EXAMPLE</requestId> <imageId>ami-2bb65342</imageId> <productCodes> <item> <productCode>a1b2c3d4e5f6g7h8i9j10k11</productCode> <type>marketplace</type> </item> </productCodes> </DescribeImageAttributeResponse>

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific Amazon SDKs, see the following: