ModifySnapshotTier - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
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ModifySnapshotTier

Archives an Amazon EBS snapshot. When you archive a snapshot, it is converted to a full snapshot that includes all of the blocks of data that were written to the volume at the time the snapshot was created, and moved from the standard tier to the archive tier. For more information, see Archive Amazon EBS snapshots in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.

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.

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

SnapshotId

The ID of the snapshot.

Type: String

Required: Yes

StorageTier

The name of the storage tier. You must specify archive.

Type: String

Valid Values: archive

Required: No

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.

requestId

The ID of the request.

Type: String

snapshotId

The ID of the snapshot.

Type: String

tieringStartTime

The date and time when the archive process was started.

Type: Timestamp

Errors

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

See Also

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