ResetSnapshotAttribute - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud


Resets permission settings for the specified snapshot.

For more information about modifying snapshot permissions, see Share a snapshot in the Amazon EBS 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.


The attribute to reset. Currently, only the attribute for permission to create volumes can be reset.

Type: String

Valid Values: productCodes | createVolumePermission

Required: Yes


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 snapshot.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.


The ID of the request.

Type: String


Is true if the request succeeds, and an error otherwise.

Type: Boolean


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



This example resets the permissions for snap-1234567890abcdef0, making it a private snapshot that can only be used by the account that created it.

Sample Request &SnapshotId=snap-1234567890abcdef0 &Attribute=createVolumePermission &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<ResetSnapshotAttributeResponse xmlns=""> <requestId>59dbff89-35bd-4eac-99ed-be587EXAMPLE</requestId> <return>true</return> </ResetSnapshotAttributeResponse>

See Also

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