Retrieving Dynamic Data - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

Retrieving Dynamic Data

To retrieve dynamic data from within a running instance, use the following URI.

http://169.254.169.254/latest/dynamic/

This example shows how to retrieve the high-level instance identity categories.

IMDSv2
[ec2-user ~]$ TOKEN=`curl -X PUT "http://169.254.169.254/latest/api/token" -H "X-aws-ec2-metadata-token-ttl-seconds: 21600"` \ && curl -H "X-aws-ec2-metadata-token: $TOKEN" -v http://169.254.169.254/latest/dynamic/instance-identity/ rsa2048 pkcs7 document signature dsa2048
IMDSv1
[ec2-user ~]$ curl http://169.254.169.254/latest/dynamic/instance-identity/ rsa2048 pkcs7 document signature dsa2048

For more information about dynamic data and examples of how to retrieve it, see Instance Identity Documents.