Cancels one or more Spot instance requests. Spot instances are instances that Amazon EC2 starts on your behalf when the bid price that you specify exceeds the current Spot price. Amazon EC2 periodically sets the Spot price based on available Spot instance capacity and current Spot instance requests. For more information, see Spot Instance Requests in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.
Canceling a Spot instance request does not terminate running Spot instances associated with the request.
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
One or more Spot instance request IDs.
Type: array of Strings
The following elements are returned by the service.
The ID of the request.
One or more Spot instance requests.
Type: array of CancelledSpotInstanceRequest objects
For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.
This example cancels the specified Spot instance request.
https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=CancelSpotInstanceRequests &SpotInstanceRequestId.1=sir-1a2b3c4d &AUTHPARAMS
<CancelSpotInstanceRequestsResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/"> <requestId>59dbff89-35bd-4eac-99ed-be587EXAMPLE</requestId> <spotInstanceRequestSet> <item> <spotInstanceRequestId>sir-1a2b3c4d</spotInstanceRequestId> <state>cancelled</state> </item> </spotInstanceRequestSet> </CancelSpotInstanceRequestsResponse>
For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: