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


The options for Spot Instances.



The required duration for the Spot Instances (also known as Spot blocks), in minutes. This value must be a multiple of 60 (60, 120, 180, 240, 300, or 360).

Type: Integer

Required: No


The behavior when a Spot Instance is interrupted. The default is terminate.

Type: String

Valid Values: hibernate | stop | terminate

Required: No


The maximum hourly price you're willing to pay for the Spot Instances. The default is the On-Demand price.

Type: String

Required: No


The Spot Instance request type.

Type: String

Valid Values: one-time | persistent

Required: No


The end date of the request. For a one-time request, the request remains active until all instances launch, the request is canceled, or this date is reached. If the request is persistent, it remains active until it is canceled or this date and time is reached. The default end date is 7 days from the current date.

Type: Timestamp

Required: No

See Also

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

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