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API Reference (API Version 2016-11-15)

DescribeVolumeAttribute

Describes the specified attribute of the specified volume. You can specify only one attribute at a time.

For more information about EBS volumes, see Amazon EBS Volumes in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.

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 instance attribute.

Type: String

Valid Values: autoEnableIO | productCodes

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

VolumeId

The ID of the volume.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.

autoEnableIO

The state of autoEnableIO attribute.

Type: AttributeBooleanValue object

productCodes

A list of product codes.

Type: array of ProductCode objects

requestId

The ID of the request.

Type: String

volumeId

The ID of the volume.

Type: String

Errors

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

Examples

Example

This example describes the autoEnableIO attribute of the volume vol-1234567890abcdef0.

Sample Request

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https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=DescribeVolumeAttribute &Attribute=autoEnableIO &VolumeId=vol-1234567890abcdef0 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

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<DescribeVolumeAttributeResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/"> <requestId>5jkdf074-37ed-4004-8671-a78ee82bf1cbEXAMPLE</requestId> <volumeId>vol-1234567890abcdef0</volumeId> <autoEnableIO> <value>false</value> </autoEnableIO> </DescribeVolumeAttributeResponse>

Example

This example describes the productCodes attribute of the volume vol-1234567890abcdef0.

Sample Request

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https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=DescribeVolumeAttribute &Attribute=productCodes &VolumeId=vol-1234567890abcdef0 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

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<DescribeVolumeAttributeResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/"> <requestId>5jkdf074-37ed-4004-8671-a78ee82bf1cbEXAMPLE</requestId> <volumeId>vol-1234567890abcdef0</volumeId> <productCodes> <item> <productCode>a1b2c3d4e5f6g7h8i9j10k11</productCode> <type>marketplace</type> </item> </productCodes> </DescribeVolumeAttributeResponse>

See Also

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