DescribeSpotDatafeedSubscription - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud


Describes the data feed for Spot Instances. For more information, see Spot Instance data feed in the Amazon EC2 User Guide.

Request Parameters

For more information about required and optional parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Query Parameters.


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

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.


The ID of the request.

Type: String


The Spot Instance data feed subscription.

Type: SpotDatafeedSubscription object


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common client error codes.



This example describes the data feed for the account.

Sample Request &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<DescribeSpotDatafeedSubscriptionResponse xmlns=""> <requestId>59dbff89-35bd-4eac-99ed-be587EXAMPLE</requestId> <spotDatafeedSubscription> <ownerId>123456789012</ownerId> <bucket>my-s3-bucket</bucket> <prefix>spotdata_</prefix> <state>Active</state> </spotDatafeedSubscription> </DescribeSpotDatafeedSubscriptionResponse>

See Also

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