GetEbsEncryptionByDefault - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud


Describes whether EBS encryption by default is enabled for your account in the current Region.

For more information, see Amazon EBS encryption in the Amazon EBS 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.


Indicates whether encryption by default is enabled.

Type: Boolean


The ID of the request.

Type: String


Reserved for future use.

Type: String

Valid Values: sse-ebs | sse-kms | none


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: