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API Reference (API Version 2016-11-15)

DescribeLaunchTemplates

Describes one or more launch templates.

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.

  • create-time - The time the launch template was created.

  • launch-template-name - The name of the launch template.

Type: Array of Filter objects

Required: No

LaunchTemplateId.N

One or more launch template IDs.

Type: Array of strings

Required: No

LaunchTemplateName.N

One or more launch template names.

Type: Array of strings

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 3. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9\(\)\.-/_]+

Required: No

MaxResults

The maximum number of results to return in a single call. To retrieve the remaining results, make another call with the returned NextToken value. This value can be between 5 and 1000.

Type: Integer

Required: No

NextToken

The token to request the next page of results.

Type: String

Required: No

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.

launchTemplates

Information about the launch templates.

Type: Array of LaunchTemplate 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.

Example

Example

This example describes all of your launch templates.

Sample Request

https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=DescribeLaunchTemplates
&AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<DescribeLaunchTemplatesResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/">
    <requestId>1afa6e44-eb38-4229-8db6-d5eaexample</requestId>
    <launchTemplates>
        <item>
            <createTime>2017-10-31T11:38:52.000Z</createTime>
            <createdBy>arn:aws:iam::123456789012:root</createdBy>
            <defaultVersionNumber>1</defaultVersionNumber>
            <latestVersionNumber>1</latestVersionNumber>
            <launchTemplateId>lt-0a20c965061f64abc</launchTemplateId>
            <launchTemplateName>MyLaunchTemplate</launchTemplateName>
        </item>
    </launchTemplates>
</DescribeLaunchTemplatesResponse>

See Also

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