AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Describes the specified attribute of the specified instance. You can specify only one attribute at a time. Valid attribute values are: instanceType | kernel | ramdisk | userData | disableApiTermination | instanceInitiatedShutdownBehavior | rootDeviceName | blockDeviceMapping | productCodes | sourceDestCheck | groupSet | ebsOptimized | sriovNetSupport

Note:

For PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to DescribeInstanceAttributeAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.EC2
Assembly: AWSSDK.EC2.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z

Syntax

C#
public virtual DescribeInstanceAttributeResponse DescribeInstanceAttribute(
         DescribeInstanceAttributeRequest request
)
Parameters
request
Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.DescribeInstanceAttributeRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the DescribeInstanceAttribute service method.

Return Value
The response from the DescribeInstanceAttribute service method, as returned by EC2.

Examples

This example describes the instance type of the specified instance.

To describe the instance type


var response = client.DescribeInstanceAttribute(new DescribeInstanceAttributeRequest 
{
    Attribute = "instanceType",
    InstanceId = "i-1234567890abcdef0"
});

string instanceId = response.InstanceId;
string instanceType = response.InstanceType;

            

This example describes the ``disableApiTermination`` attribute of the specified instance.

To describe the disableApiTermination attribute


var response = client.DescribeInstanceAttribute(new DescribeInstanceAttributeRequest 
{
    Attribute = "disableApiTermination",
    InstanceId = "i-1234567890abcdef0"
});

bool disableApiTermination = response.DisableApiTermination;
string instanceId = response.InstanceId;

            

This example describes the ``blockDeviceMapping`` attribute of the specified instance.

To describe the block device mapping for an instance


var response = client.DescribeInstanceAttribute(new DescribeInstanceAttributeRequest 
{
    Attribute = "blockDeviceMapping",
    InstanceId = "i-1234567890abcdef0"
});

List blockDeviceMappings = response.BlockDeviceMappings;
string instanceId = response.InstanceId;

            

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

See Also