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API Reference (API Version 2016-11-15)

DescribeExportTasks

Describes one or more of your export tasks.

Request Parameters

For more information about required and optional parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Query Parameters.

ExportTaskId.N

One or more export task IDs.

Type: Array of strings

Required: No

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.

exportTaskSet

Information about the export tasks.

Type: Array of ExportTask objects

requestId

The ID of the request.

Type: String

Errors

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

Example

Example

This example describes a single export task.

Sample Request

https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=DescribeExportTasks
&exportTaskId.1=export-i-1234wxyz
&AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<DescribeExportTasksResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/">
<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 AWS SDKs, see the following: