ReplaceIamInstanceProfileAssociation - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
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Replaces an IAM instance profile for the specified running instance. You can use this action to change the IAM instance profile that's associated with an instance without having to disassociate the existing IAM instance profile first.

Use DescribeIamInstanceProfileAssociations to get the association ID.

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 ID of the existing IAM instance profile association.

Type: String

Required: Yes


The IAM instance profile.

Type: IamInstanceProfileSpecification object

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 error codes.



This example replaces the IAM instance profile represented by the association iip-assoc-060bae234aac2e7fa with the IAM instance profile named AdminProfile.

Sample Request &AssociationId=iip-assoc-060bae234aac2e7fa &IamInstanceProfile.Name=AdminProfile &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<ReplaceIamInstanceProfileAssociationResponse xmlns=""> <requestId>ba40aa4c-d788-4f24-8a34-example</requestId> <iamInstanceProfileAssociation> <associationId>iip-assoc-08049da59357d598c</associationId> <iamInstanceProfile> <arn>arn:aws:iam::123456789012:instance-profile/AdminRole</arn> <id>AIPAI5IVIHMFFYY2DKV5Y</id> </iamInstanceProfile> <instanceId>i-1234567890abcdef0</instanceId> <state>associating</state> </iamInstanceProfileAssociation> </ReplaceIamInstanceProfileAssociationResponse>

See Also

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