Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
API Reference (API Version 2016-11-15)


Preview a reservation purchase with configurations that match those of your Dedicated Host. You must have active Dedicated Hosts in your account before you purchase a reservation.

This is a preview of the PurchaseHostReservation action and does not result in the offering being purchased.

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.


The ID/s of the Dedicated Host/s that the reservation will be associated with.

Type: Array of strings

Required: Yes


The offering ID of the reservation.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.


The currency in which the totalUpfrontPrice and totalHourlyPrice amounts are specified. At this time, the only supported currency is USD.

Type: String

Valid Values: USD


The purchase information of the Dedicated Host Reservation and the Dedicated Hosts associated with it.

Type: Array of Purchase objects


The ID of the request.

Type: String


The potential total hourly price of the reservation per hour.

Type: String


The potential total upfront price. This is billed immediately.

Type: String


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Client Errors.



This example is a preview of the reservation that will be purchased.

Sample Request &OfferingId=hro-0eb3541dght849c2d &HostIdSet=h-0fgr9ddb0ecd0a1cd &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<GetHostReservationPurchasePreviewResult xmlns=""> <requestId>d4904fd9-84c3-4967-gtyk-a9983EXAMPLE</requestId> <purchase> <item> <duration>31536000</duration> <upfrontPrice>7453.000</upfrontPrice> <paymentOption>PartialUpfront</paymentOption> <instanceFamily>m4</instanceFamily> <hourlyPrice>0.850</hourlyPrice> <hostIdSet> <item>h-0fgr9ddb0ecd0a1cd</item> </hostIdSet> </item> </purchase> <totalHourlyPrice>0.850<totalHourlyPrice> <totalUpfrontPrice>7453.000<totalUpfrontPrice> </GetHostReservationPurchasePreviewResult>

See Also

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