DescribeSpotFleetInstances - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud


Describes the running instances for the specified Spot Fleet.

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.


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


The maximum number of results to return in a single call. Specify a value between 1 and 1000. The default value is 1000. To retrieve the remaining results, make another call with the returned NextToken value.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1. Maximum value of 1000.

Required: No


The token for the next set of results.

Type: String

Required: No


The ID of the Spot Fleet request.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.


The running instances. This list is refreshed periodically and might be out of date.

Type: Array of ActiveInstance objects


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

Type: String


The ID of the request.

Type: String


The ID of the Spot Fleet request.

Type: String


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



This example describes the running instances for Spot Fleet request sfr-123f8fc2-cb31-425e-abcd-example2710.

Sample Request &SpotFleetRequestId=sfr-123f8fc2-cb31-425e-abcd-example2710 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<DescribeSpotFleetInstancesResponse xmlns=""> <requestId>cfb09950-45e2-472d-a6a9-example</requestId> <spotFleetRequestId>sfr-123f8fc2-cb31-425e-abcd-example2710</spotFleetRequestId> <activeInstanceSet> <item> <instanceId>i-1234567890abcdef0</instanceId> <spotInstanceRequestId>sir-1a1a1a1a</spotInstanceRequestId> <instanceType>m3.medium</instanceType> </item> <item> <instanceId>i-1234567890abcdef1</instanceId> <spotInstanceRequestId>sir-2b2b2b2b</spotInstanceRequestId> <instanceType>m3.medium</instanceType> </item> <item> <instanceId>i-1234567890abcdef2</instanceId> <spotInstanceRequestId>sir-3c3c3c3c</spotInstanceRequestId> <instanceType>m3.medium</instanceType> </item> <item> <instanceId>i-1234567890abcdef3</instanceId> <spotInstanceRequestId>sir-4d4d4d4d</spotInstanceRequestId> <instanceType>m3.medium</instanceType> </item> <item> <instanceId>i-1234567890abcdef4</instanceId> <spotInstanceRequestId>sir-5e5e5e5e</spotInstanceRequestId> <instanceType>m3.medium</instanceType> </item> </activeInstanceSet> </DescribeSpotFleetInstancesResponse>

See Also

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