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API Reference (API Version 2016-11-15)

DescribeNetworkInterfaceAttribute

Describes a network interface attribute. You can specify only one attribute at a time.

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.

Attribute

The attribute of the network interface. This parameter is required.

Type: String

Valid Values: description | groupSet | sourceDestCheck | attachment

Required: No

DryRun

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

NetworkInterfaceId

The ID of the network interface.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.

attachment

The attachment (if any) of the network interface.

Type: NetworkInterfaceAttachment object

description

The description of the network interface.

Type: AttributeValue object

groupSet

The security groups associated with the network interface.

Type: Array of GroupIdentifier objects

networkInterfaceId

The ID of the network interface.

Type: String

requestId

The ID of the request.

Type: String

sourceDestCheck

Indicates whether source/destination checking is enabled.

Type: AttributeBooleanValue object

Errors

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

Example

Example

This example describes the sourceDestCheck attribute of the specified network interface.

Sample Request

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https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=DescribeNetworkInterfaceAttribute &NetworkInterfaceId=eni-686ea200 &Attribute=sourceDestCheck &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

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<DescribeNetworkInterfaceAttributeResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/"> <requestId>7a20c6b2-d71c-45fb-bba7-37306850544b</requestId> <networkInterfaceId>eni-686ea200</networkInterfaceId> <sourceDestCheck> <value>true</value> </sourceDestCheck> </DescribeNetworkInterfaceAttributeResponse>

See Also

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