DescribeExportTasks - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
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Describes the specified export instance tasks or all of your export instance tasks.

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 export task IDs.

Type: Array of strings

Required: No


the filters for the export tasks.

Type: Array of Filter objects

Required: No

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.


Information about the export tasks.

Type: Array of ExportTask objects


The ID of the request.

Type: String


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



This example describes a single export task.

Sample Request &exportTaskId.1=export-i-1234wxyz &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<DescribeExportTasksResponse xmlns=""> <requestId>59dbff89-35bd-4eac-99ed-be587EXAMPLE</requestId> <exportTaskSet> <item> <exportTaskId>export-i-1234wxyz</exportTaskId> <description>Example for docs</description> <state>active</state> <statusMessage>Running</statusMessage> <instanceExport> <instanceId>i-12345678</instanceId> <targetEnvironment>VMWare</targetEnvironment> </instanceExport> <exportToS3> <diskImageFormat>VMDK</diskImageFormat> <containerFormat>OVA</containerFormat> <s3Bucket>my-bucket-for-exported-vm</s3Bucket> <s3Key>my-exports/ export-i-1234wxyz.ova</s3Key> </exportToS3> </item> </exportTaskSet> </DescribeExportTasksResponse>

See Also

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