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purchase-reserved-instances-offering

Description

Purchases a Reserved Instance for use with your account. With Reserved Instances, you pay a lower hourly rate compared to On-Demand instance pricing.

Use describe-reserved-instances-offerings to get a list of Reserved Instance offerings that match your specifications. After you've purchased a Reserved Instance, you can check for your new Reserved Instance with describe-reserved-instances .

For more information, see Reserved Instances and Reserved Instance Marketplace in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide .

See also: AWS API Documentation

Synopsis

  purchase-reserved-instances-offering
--instance-count <value>
--reserved-instances-offering-id <value>
[--dry-run | --no-dry-run]
[--limit-price <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--instance-count (integer)

The number of Reserved Instances to purchase.

--reserved-instances-offering-id (string)

The ID of the Reserved Instance offering to purchase.

--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 .

--limit-price (structure)

Specified for Reserved Instance Marketplace offerings to limit the total order and ensure that the Reserved Instances are not purchased at unexpected prices.

Shorthand Syntax:

Amount=double,CurrencyCode=string

JSON Syntax:

{
  "Amount": double,
  "CurrencyCode": "USD"
}

--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 purchase a Reserved Instance offering

This example command illustrates a purchase of a Reserved Instances offering, specifying an offering ID and instance count.

Command:

aws ec2 purchase-reserved-instances-offering --reserved-instances-offering-id ec06327e-dd07-46ee-9398-75b5fexample --instance-count 3

Output:

{
  "ReservedInstancesId": "af9f760e-6f91-4559-85f7-4980eexample"
}

Output

ReservedInstancesId -> (string)

The IDs of the purchased Reserved Instances.