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describe-account-attributes

Description

Describes attributes of your AWS account. The following are the supported account attributes:

  • supported-platforms : Indicates whether your account can launch instances into EC2-Classic and EC2-VPC, or only into EC2-VPC.
  • default-vpc : The ID of the default VPC for your account, or none .
  • max-instances : The maximum number of On-Demand instances that you can run.
  • vpc-max-security-groups-per-interface : The maximum number of security groups that you can assign to a network interface.
  • max-elastic-ips : The maximum number of Elastic IP addresses that you can allocate for use with EC2-Classic.
  • vpc-max-elastic-ips : The maximum number of Elastic IP addresses that you can allocate for use with EC2-VPC.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Synopsis

  describe-account-attributes
[--attribute-names <value>]
[--dry-run | --no-dry-run]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--attribute-names (list)

One or more account attribute names.

Syntax:

"string" "string" ...

Where valid values are:
  supported-platforms
  default-vpc

--dry-run | --no-dry-run (boolean)

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 .

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

Examples

To describe all the attributes for your AWS account

This example describes the attributes for your AWS account.

Command:

aws ec2 describe-account-attributes

Output:

{
    "AccountAttributes": [
        {
            "AttributeName": "vpc-max-security-groups-per-interface",
            "AttributeValues": [
                {
                    "AttributeValue": "5"
                }
            ]
        },
        {
            "AttributeName": "max-instances",
            "AttributeValues": [
                {
                    "AttributeValue": "20"
                }
            ]
        },
        {
            "AttributeName": "supported-platforms",
            "AttributeValues": [
                {
                    "AttributeValue": "EC2"
                },
                {
                    "AttributeValue": "VPC"
                }
            ]
        },
        {
            "AttributeName": "default-vpc",
            "AttributeValues": [
                {
                    "AttributeValue": "none"
                }
            ]
        },
        {
            "AttributeName": "max-elastic-ips",
            "AttributeValues": [
                {
                    "AttributeValue": "5"
                }
            ]
        },
        {
            "AttributeName": "vpc-max-elastic-ips",
            "AttributeValues": [
                {
                    "AttributeValue": "5"
                }
            ]
        }
    ]
}

To describe a single attribute for your AWS account

This example describes the supported-platforms attribute for your AWS account.

Command:

aws ec2 describe-account-attributes --attribute-names supported-platforms

Output:

{
    "AccountAttributes": [
        {
            "AttributeName": "supported-platforms",
            "AttributeValues": [
                {
                    "AttributeValue": "EC2"
                },
                {
                    "AttributeValue": "VPC"
                }
            ]
        }
    ]
}

Output

AccountAttributes -> (list)

Information about one or more account attributes.

(structure)

Describes an account attribute.

AttributeName -> (string)

The name of the account attribute.

AttributeValues -> (list)

One or more values for the account attribute.

(structure)

Describes a value of an account attribute.

AttributeValue -> (string)

The value of the attribute.