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
Otherwise, it is
affinity - The affinity setting for an instance running on a
Dedicated Host (
architecture - The instance architecture (
availability-zone - The Availability Zone of the instance.
block-device-mapping.attach-time - The attach time for an EBS
volume mapped to the instance, for example,
block-device-mapping.delete-on-termination - A Boolean that
indicates whether the EBS volume is deleted on instance termination.
block-device-mapping.device-name - The device name specified in the
block device mapping (for example,
block-device-mapping.status - The status for the EBS volume
block-device-mapping.volume-id - The volume ID of the EBS
capacity-reservation-id - The ID of the Capacity Reservation into which the
instance was launched.
client-token - The idempotency token you provided when you launched
dns-name - The public DNS name of the instance.
group-id - The ID of the security group for the instance.
group-name - The name of the security group for the instance.
hibernation-options.configured - A Boolean that indicates whether
the instance is enabled for hibernation. A value of
true means that
the instance is enabled for hibernation.
host-id - The ID of the Dedicated Host on which the instance is
running, if applicable.
hypervisor - The hypervisor type of the instance
xen). The value
xen is used
for both Xen and Nitro hypervisors.
iam-instance-profile.arn - The instance profile associated with
the instance. Specified as an ARN.
image-id - The ID of the image used to launch the
instance-id - The ID of the instance.
instance-lifecycle - Indicates whether this is a Spot Instance or
a Scheduled Instance (
instance-state-code - The state of the instance, as a 16-bit
unsigned integer. The high byte is used for internal purposes and should be
ignored. The low byte is set based on the state represented. The valid values
are: 0 (pending), 16 (running), 32 (shutting-down), 48 (terminated), 64
(stopping), and 80 (stopped).
instance-state-name - The state of the instance
instance-type - The type of instance (for example,
instance.group-id - The ID of the security group for the
instance.group-name - The name of the security group for the
ip-address - The public IPv4 address of the instance.
kernel-id - The kernel ID.
key-name - The name of the key pair used when the instance was
launch-index - When launching multiple instances, this is the
index for the instance in the launch group (for example, 0, 1, 2, and so on).
launch-time - The time when the instance was launched, in the ISO
8601 format in the UTC time zone (YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss.sssZ), for example,
2021-09-29T11:04:43.305Z. You can use a wildcard
*), for example,
2021-09-29T*, which matches an
metadata-options.http-tokens - The metadata request authorization
metadata-options.http-put-response-hop-limit - The HTTP metadata
request put response hop limit (integer, possible values
metadata-options.http-endpoint - The status of access to the HTTP
metadata endpoint on your instance (
metadata-options.instance-metadata-tags - The status of access to
instance tags from the instance metadata (
monitoring-state - Indicates whether detailed monitoring is
network-interface.addresses.private-ip-address - The private IPv4
address associated with the network interface.
network-interface.addresses.primary - Specifies whether the IPv4
address of the network interface is the primary private IPv4 address.
network-interface.addresses.association.public-ip - The ID of the
association of an Elastic IP address (IPv4) with a network interface.
network-interface.addresses.association.ip-owner-id - The owner
ID of the private IPv4 address associated with the network interface.
network-interface.association.public-ip - The address of the
Elastic IP address (IPv4) bound to the network interface.
network-interface.association.ip-owner-id - The owner of the
Elastic IP address (IPv4) associated with the network interface.
network-interface.association.allocation-id - The allocation ID
returned when you allocated the Elastic IP address (IPv4) for your network
network-interface.association.association-id - The association ID
returned when the network interface was associated with an IPv4 address.
network-interface.attachment.attachment-id - The ID of the
network-interface.attachment.instance-id - The ID of the instance
to which the network interface is attached.
network-interface.attachment.instance-owner-id - The owner ID of
the instance to which the network interface is attached.
network-interface.attachment.device-index - The device index to
which the network interface is attached.
network-interface.attachment.status - The status of the
network-interface.attachment.attach-time - The time that the
network interface was attached to an instance.
network-interface.attachment.delete-on-termination - Specifies
whether the attachment is deleted when an instance is terminated.
network-interface.availability-zone - The Availability Zone for
the network interface.
network-interface.description - The description of the network
network-interface.group-id - The ID of a security group
associated with the network interface.
network-interface.group-name - The name of a security group
associated with the network interface.
network-interface.ipv6-addresses.ipv6-address - The IPv6 address
associated with the network interface.
network-interface.mac-address - The MAC address of the network
network-interface.network-interface-id - The ID of the network
network-interface.owner-id - The ID of the owner of the network
network-interface.private-dns-name - The private DNS name of the
network-interface.requester-id - The requester ID for the network
network-interface.requester-managed - Indicates whether the
network interface is being managed by Amazon Web Services.
network-interface.status - The status of the network interface
network-interface.source-dest-check - Whether the network
interface performs source/destination checking. A value of
means that checking is enabled, and
false means that checking is
disabled. The value must be
false for the network interface to
perform network address translation (NAT) in your VPC.
network-interface.subnet-id - The ID of the subnet for the
network-interface.vpc-id - The ID of the VPC for the network
outpost-arn - The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the
owner-id - The Amazon Web Services account ID of the instance
placement-group-name - The name of the placement group for the
placement-partition-number - The partition in which the instance is
platform - The platform. To list only Windows instances, use
private-dns-name - The private IPv4 DNS name of the
private-ip-address - The private IPv4 address of the
product-code - The product code associated with the AMI used to
launch the instance.
product-code.type - The type of product code (
ramdisk-id - The RAM disk ID.
reason - The reason for the current state of the instance (for
example, shows "User Initiated [date]" when you stop or terminate the instance).
Similar to the state-reason-code filter.
requester-id - The ID of the entity that launched the instance on
your behalf (for example, Amazon Web Services Management Console, Auto Scaling, and so
reservation-id - The ID of the instance's reservation. A
reservation ID is created any time you launch an instance. A reservation ID has
a one-to-one relationship with an instance launch request, but can be associated
with more than one instance if you launch multiple instances using the same
launch request. For example, if you launch one instance, you get one reservation
ID. If you launch ten instances using the same launch request, you also get one
root-device-name - The device name of the root device volume (for
root-device-type - The type of the root device volume
source-dest-check - Indicates whether the instance performs
source/destination checking. A value of
true means that checking is
false means that checking is disabled. The value must
false for the instance to perform network address translation
(NAT) in your VPC.
spot-instance-request-id - The ID of the Spot Instance
state-reason-code - The reason code for the state change.
state-reason-message - A message that describes the state
subnet-id - The ID of the subnet for the instance.
tag: - The key/value combination of a tag assigned to the resource. Use the tag key in the filter name and the tag value as the filter value.
For example, to find all resources that have a tag with the key
Owner and the value
tag:Owner for the filter name and
TeamA for the filter value.
tag-key - The key of a tag assigned to the resource. Use this filter to find all resources that have a tag with a specific key, regardless of the tag value.
tenancy - The tenancy of an instance (
virtualization-type - The virtualization type of the instance
vpc-id - The ID of the VPC that the instance is running in.
The instance IDs.
Default: Describes all your instances.
The maximum number of results to return in a single call. To retrieve the remaining
results, make another call with the returned
NextToken value. This value
can be between 5 and 1000. You cannot specify this parameter and the instance IDs
parameter in the same call.
The token to request the next page of results.