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


Describes a state change.



The reason code for the state change.

Type: String

Required: No


The message for the state change.

  • Server.InsufficientInstanceCapacity: There was insufficient instance capacity to satisfy the launch request.

  • Server.InternalError: An internal error occurred during instance launch, resulting in termination.

  • Server.ScheduledStop: The instance was stopped due to a scheduled retirement.

  • Server.SpotInstanceTermination: A Spot Instance was terminated due to an increase in the Spot price.

  • Client.InternalError: A client error caused the instance to terminate on launch.

  • Client.InstanceInitiatedShutdown: The instance was shut down using the shutdown -h command from the instance.

  • Client.InstanceTerminated: The instance was terminated or rebooted during AMI creation.

  • Client.UserInitiatedShutdown: The instance was shut down using the Amazon EC2 API.

  • Client.VolumeLimitExceeded: The limit on the number of EBS volumes or total storage was exceeded. Decrease usage or request an increase in your limits.

  • Client.InvalidSnapshot.NotFound: The specified snapshot was not found.

Type: String

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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