EnableImageDeregistrationProtection - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud


Enables deregistration protection for an AMI. When deregistration protection is enabled, the AMI can't be deregistered.

To allow the AMI to be deregistered, you must first disable deregistration protection using DisableImageDeregistrationProtection.

For more information, see Protect an AMI from deregistration in the Amazon EC2 User Guide.

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 ID of the AMI.

Type: String

Required: Yes


If true, enforces deregistration protection for 24 hours after deregistration protection is disabled.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.


The ID of the request.

Type: String


Returns true if the request succeeds; otherwise, it returns an error.

Type: String


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

See Also

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