Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
API Reference (API Version 2016-11-15)
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Associates an IAM instance profile with a running or stopped instance. You cannot associate more than one IAM instance profile with an instance.

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.


The IAM instance profile.

Type: IamInstanceProfileSpecification object

Required: Yes


The ID of the instance.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.


Information about the IAM instance profile association.

Type: IamInstanceProfileAssociation object


The ID of the request.

Type: String


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Client Errors.



This example associates the IAM instance profile with the specified instance.

Sample Request &InstanceId=i-1234567890abcdef0 &IamInstanceProfile.Name=AdminProfile &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<AssociateIamInstanceProfileResponse xmlns=""> <requestId>e10deeaf-7cda-48e7-950b-example</requestId> <iamInstanceProfileAssociation> <associationId>iip-assoc-0750e3af14e2b40ad</associationId> <iamInstanceProfile> <arn>arn:aws:iam::123456789012:instance-profile/AdminProfile</arn> <id>AIPAJEDNCAA64SSD265D6</id> </iamInstanceProfile> <instanceId>i-1234567890abcdef0</instanceId> <state>associating</state> </iamInstanceProfileAssociation> </AssociateIamInstanceProfileResponse>

See Also

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