DescribeInstanceTypes - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

DescribeInstanceTypes

Describes the details of the instance types that are offered in a location. The results can be filtered by the attributes of the instance types.

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.

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

Filter.N

One or more filters. Filter names and values are case-sensitive.

  • auto-recovery-supported - Indicates whether auto recovery is supported. (true | false)

  • bare-metal - Indicates whether it is a bare metal instance type. (true | false)

  • burstable-performance-supported - Indicates whether it is a burstable performance instance type. (true | false)

  • current-generation - Indicates whether this instance type is the latest generation instance type of an instance family. (true | false)

  • ebs-info.ebs-optimized-info.baseline-bandwidth-in-mbps - The baseline bandwidth performance for an EBS-optimized instance type, in Mbps.

  • ebs-info.ebs-optimized-info.baseline-throughput-in-mbps - The baseline throughput performance for an EBS-optimized instance type, in MBps.

  • ebs-info.ebs-optimized-info.baseline-iops - The baseline input/output storage operations per second for an EBS-optimized instance type.

  • ebs-info.ebs-optimized-info.maximum-bandwidth-in-mbps - The maximum bandwidth performance for an EBS-optimized instance type, in Mbps.

  • ebs-info.ebs-optimized-info.maximum-throughput-in-mbps - The maximum throughput performance for an EBS-optimized instance type, in MBps.

  • ebs-info.ebs-optimized-info.maximum-iops - The maximum input/output storage operations per second for an EBS-optimized instance type.

  • ebs-info.ebs-optimized-support - Indicates whether the instance type is EBS-optimized. (supported | unsupported | default)

  • ebs-info.encryption-support - Indicates whether EBS encryption is supported. (supported | unsupported)

  • ebs-info.nvme-support - Indicates whether non-volatile memory express (NVMe) is supported or required. (required | supported | unsupported)

  • free-tier-eligible - Indicates whether the instance type is eligible to use in the free tier. (true | false)

  • hibernation-supported - Indicates whether On-Demand hibernation is supported. (true | false)

  • hypervisor - The hypervisor used. (nitro | xen)

  • instance-storage-info.disk.count - The number of local disks.

  • instance-storage-info.disk.size-in-gb - The storage size of each instance storage disk, in GB.

  • instance-storage-info.disk.type - The storage technology for the local instance storage disks. (hdd | ssd)

  • instance-storage-info.total-size-in-gb - The total amount of storage available from all local instance storage, in GB.

  • instance-storage-supported - Indicates whether the instance type has local instance storage. (true | false)

  • memory-info.size-in-mib - The memory size.

  • network-info.ena-support - Indicates whether Elastic Network Adapter (ENA) is supported or required. (required | supported | unsupported)

  • network-info.efa-supported - Indicates whether the instance type supports Elastic Fabric Adapter (EFA). (true | false)

  • network-info.ipv4-addresses-per-interface - The maximum number of private IPv4 addresses per network interface.

  • network-info.ipv6-addresses-per-interface - The maximum number of private IPv6 addresses per network interface.

  • network-info.ipv6-supported - Indicates whether the instance type supports IPv6. (true | false)

  • network-info.maximum-network-interfaces - The maximum number of network interfaces per instance.

  • network-info.network-performance - Describes the network performance.

  • processor-info.sustained-clock-speed-in-ghz - The CPU clock speed, in GHz.

  • vcpu-info.default-cores - The default number of cores for the instance type.

  • vcpu-info.default-threads-per-core - The default number of threads per core for the instance type.

  • vcpu-info.default-vcpus - The default number of vCPUs for the instance type.

Type: Array of Filter objects

Required: No

InstanceType.N

The instance types. For more information, see Instance Types in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.

Type: Array of strings

Array Members: Maximum number of 100 items.

Valid Values: t1.micro | t2.nano | t2.micro | t2.small | t2.medium | t2.large | t2.xlarge | t2.2xlarge | t3.nano | t3.micro | t3.small | t3.medium | t3.large | t3.xlarge | t3.2xlarge | t3a.nano | t3a.micro | t3a.small | t3a.medium | t3a.large | t3a.xlarge | t3a.2xlarge | m1.small | m1.medium | m1.large | m1.xlarge | m3.medium | m3.large | m3.xlarge | m3.2xlarge | m4.large | m4.xlarge | m4.2xlarge | m4.4xlarge | m4.10xlarge | m4.16xlarge | m2.xlarge | m2.2xlarge | m2.4xlarge | cr1.8xlarge | r3.large | r3.xlarge | r3.2xlarge | r3.4xlarge | r3.8xlarge | r4.large | r4.xlarge | r4.2xlarge | r4.4xlarge | r4.8xlarge | r4.16xlarge | r5.large | r5.xlarge | r5.2xlarge | r5.4xlarge | r5.8xlarge | r5.12xlarge | r5.16xlarge | r5.24xlarge | r5.metal | r5a.large | r5a.xlarge | r5a.2xlarge | r5a.4xlarge | r5a.8xlarge | r5a.12xlarge | r5a.16xlarge | r5a.24xlarge | r5d.large | r5d.xlarge | r5d.2xlarge | r5d.4xlarge | r5d.8xlarge | r5d.12xlarge | r5d.16xlarge | r5d.24xlarge | r5d.metal | r5ad.large | r5ad.xlarge | r5ad.2xlarge | r5ad.4xlarge | r5ad.8xlarge | r5ad.12xlarge | r5ad.16xlarge | r5ad.24xlarge | r6g.metal | r6g.medium | r6g.large | r6g.xlarge | r6g.2xlarge | r6g.4xlarge | r6g.8xlarge | r6g.12xlarge | r6g.16xlarge | x1.16xlarge | x1.32xlarge | x1e.xlarge | x1e.2xlarge | x1e.4xlarge | x1e.8xlarge | x1e.16xlarge | x1e.32xlarge | i2.xlarge | i2.2xlarge | i2.4xlarge | i2.8xlarge | i3.large | i3.xlarge | i3.2xlarge | i3.4xlarge | i3.8xlarge | i3.16xlarge | i3.metal | i3en.large | i3en.xlarge | i3en.2xlarge | i3en.3xlarge | i3en.6xlarge | i3en.12xlarge | i3en.24xlarge | i3en.metal | hi1.4xlarge | hs1.8xlarge | c1.medium | c1.xlarge | c3.large | c3.xlarge | c3.2xlarge | c3.4xlarge | c3.8xlarge | c4.large | c4.xlarge | c4.2xlarge | c4.4xlarge | c4.8xlarge | c5.large | c5.xlarge | c5.2xlarge | c5.4xlarge | c5.9xlarge | c5.12xlarge | c5.18xlarge | c5.24xlarge | c5.metal | c5a.large | c5a.xlarge | c5a.2xlarge | c5a.4xlarge | c5a.8xlarge | c5a.12xlarge | c5a.16xlarge | c5a.24xlarge | c5d.large | c5d.xlarge | c5d.2xlarge | c5d.4xlarge | c5d.9xlarge | c5d.12xlarge | c5d.18xlarge | c5d.24xlarge | c5d.metal | c5n.large | c5n.xlarge | c5n.2xlarge | c5n.4xlarge | c5n.9xlarge | c5n.18xlarge | c6g.metal | c6g.medium | c6g.large | c6g.xlarge | c6g.2xlarge | c6g.4xlarge | c6g.8xlarge | c6g.12xlarge | c6g.16xlarge | cc1.4xlarge | cc2.8xlarge | g2.2xlarge | g2.8xlarge | g3.4xlarge | g3.8xlarge | g3.16xlarge | g3s.xlarge | g4dn.xlarge | g4dn.2xlarge | g4dn.4xlarge | g4dn.8xlarge | g4dn.12xlarge | g4dn.16xlarge | g4dn.metal | cg1.4xlarge | p2.xlarge | p2.8xlarge | p2.16xlarge | p3.2xlarge | p3.8xlarge | p3.16xlarge | p3dn.24xlarge | d2.xlarge | d2.2xlarge | d2.4xlarge | d2.8xlarge | f1.2xlarge | f1.4xlarge | f1.16xlarge | m5.large | m5.xlarge | m5.2xlarge | m5.4xlarge | m5.8xlarge | m5.12xlarge | m5.16xlarge | m5.24xlarge | m5.metal | m5a.large | m5a.xlarge | m5a.2xlarge | m5a.4xlarge | m5a.8xlarge | m5a.12xlarge | m5a.16xlarge | m5a.24xlarge | m5d.large | m5d.xlarge | m5d.2xlarge | m5d.4xlarge | m5d.8xlarge | m5d.12xlarge | m5d.16xlarge | m5d.24xlarge | m5d.metal | m5ad.large | m5ad.xlarge | m5ad.2xlarge | m5ad.4xlarge | m5ad.8xlarge | m5ad.12xlarge | m5ad.16xlarge | m5ad.24xlarge | h1.2xlarge | h1.4xlarge | h1.8xlarge | h1.16xlarge | z1d.large | z1d.xlarge | z1d.2xlarge | z1d.3xlarge | z1d.6xlarge | z1d.12xlarge | z1d.metal | u-6tb1.metal | u-9tb1.metal | u-12tb1.metal | u-18tb1.metal | u-24tb1.metal | a1.medium | a1.large | a1.xlarge | a1.2xlarge | a1.4xlarge | a1.metal | m5dn.large | m5dn.xlarge | m5dn.2xlarge | m5dn.4xlarge | m5dn.8xlarge | m5dn.12xlarge | m5dn.16xlarge | m5dn.24xlarge | m5n.large | m5n.xlarge | m5n.2xlarge | m5n.4xlarge | m5n.8xlarge | m5n.12xlarge | m5n.16xlarge | m5n.24xlarge | r5dn.large | r5dn.xlarge | r5dn.2xlarge | r5dn.4xlarge | r5dn.8xlarge | r5dn.12xlarge | r5dn.16xlarge | r5dn.24xlarge | r5n.large | r5n.xlarge | r5n.2xlarge | r5n.4xlarge | r5n.8xlarge | r5n.12xlarge | r5n.16xlarge | r5n.24xlarge | inf1.xlarge | inf1.2xlarge | inf1.6xlarge | inf1.24xlarge | m6g.metal | m6g.medium | m6g.large | m6g.xlarge | m6g.2xlarge | m6g.4xlarge | m6g.8xlarge | m6g.12xlarge | m6g.16xlarge

Required: No

MaxResults

The maximum number of results to return for the request in a single page. The remaining results can be seen by sending another request with the next token value.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 5. Maximum value of 100.

Required: No

NextToken

The token to retrieve the next page of results.

Type: String

Required: No

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.

instanceTypeSet

The instance type. For more information, see Instance Types in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.

Type: Array of InstanceTypeInfo objects

nextToken

The token to use to retrieve the next page of results. This value is null when there are no more results to return.

Type: String

requestId

The ID of the request.

Type: String

Errors

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

See Also

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