DisableFastLaunch - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
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Discontinue faster launching for a Windows AMI, and clean up existing pre-provisioned snapshots. When you disable faster launching, the AMI uses the standard launch process for each instance. All pre-provisioned snapshots must be removed before you can enable faster launching again.


To change these settings, you must own the AMI.

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.


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


Forces the image settings to turn off faster launching for your Windows AMI. This parameter overrides any errors that are encountered while cleaning up resources in your account.

Type: Boolean

Required: No


The ID of the image for which you’re turning off faster launching, and removing pre-provisioned snapshots.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.


The ID of the image for which faster-launching has been turned off.

Type: String


The launch template that was used to launch Windows instances from pre-provisioned snapshots.

Type: FastLaunchLaunchTemplateSpecificationResponse object


The maximum number of parallel instances to launch for creating resources.

Type: Integer


The owner of the Windows AMI for which faster launching was turned off.

Type: String


The ID of the request.

Type: String


The pre-provisioning resource type that must be cleaned after turning off faster launching for the Windows AMI. Supported values include: snapshot.

Type: String

Valid Values: snapshot


Parameters that were used for faster launching for the Windows AMI before faster launching was turned off. This informs the clean-up process.

Type: FastLaunchSnapshotConfigurationResponse object


The current state of faster launching for the specified Windows AMI.

Type: String

Valid Values: enabling | enabling-failed | enabled | enabled-failed | disabling | disabling-failed


The reason that the state changed for faster launching for the Windows AMI.

Type: String


The time that the state changed for faster launching for the Windows AMI.

Type: Timestamp


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: