ListInstanceProfileTags - AWS Identity and Access Management


Lists the tags that are attached to the specified IAM instance profile. The returned list of tags is sorted by tag key. For more information about tagging, see Tagging IAM resources in the IAM User Guide.

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.


The name of the IAM instance profile whose tags you want to see.

This parameter accepts (through its regex pattern) a string of characters that consist of upper and lowercase alphanumeric characters with no spaces. You can also include any of the following characters: =,.@-

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [\w+=,.@-]+

Required: Yes


Use this parameter only when paginating results and only after you receive a response indicating that the results are truncated. Set it to the value of the Marker element in the response that you received to indicate where the next call should start.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1.

Pattern: [\u0020-\u00FF]+

Required: No


(Optional) Use this only when paginating results to indicate the maximum number of items that you want in the response. If additional items exist beyond the maximum that you specify, the IsTruncated response element is true.

If you do not include this parameter, it defaults to 100. Note that IAM might return fewer results, even when more results are available. In that case, the IsTruncated response element returns true, and Marker contains a value to include in the subsequent call that tells the service where to continue from.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1. Maximum value of 1000.

Required: No

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.


A flag that indicates whether there are more items to return. If your results were truncated, you can use the Marker request parameter to make a subsequent pagination request that retrieves more items. Note that IAM might return fewer than the MaxItems number of results even when more results are available. Check IsTruncated after every call to ensure that you receive all of your results.

Type: Boolean


When IsTruncated is true, this element is present and contains the value to use for the Marker parameter in a subsequent pagination request.

Type: String


The list of tags that are currently attached to the IAM instance profile. Each tag consists of a key name and an associated value. If no tags are attached to the specified resource, the response contains an empty list.

Type: Array of Tag objects

Array Members: Maximum number of 50 items.


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


The request was rejected because it referenced a resource entity that does not exist. The error message describes the resource.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.

HTTP Status Code: 500



The following example is formatted with line breaks for legibility.

This example shows how to list the tags attached to an IAM instance profile whose name is Webserver.

Sample Request

POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: Accept-Encoding: identity User-Agent: aws-cli/1.11.143 Python/3.6.1 Linux/3.2.45-0.6.wd.865.49.315.metal1.x86_64 botocore/1.7.1 X-Amz-Date: 20170929T182447Z Authorization: <auth details> Content-Length: 55 Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded Action=ListInstanceProfileTags&Version=2010-05-08&InstanceProfileName=Webserver

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: EXAMPLE8-90ab-cdef-fedc-ba987EXAMPLE Content-Type: text/xml Content-Length: 484 Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 18:24:47 GMT &ListInstanceProfileTagsResponse xmlns=""> &ListInstanceProfileTagsResult> &IsTruncated>false&/IsTruncated> &Tags> &member> &Key>Cost-Center&/Key> &Value>12345&/Value> &/member> &member> &Key>Team&/Key> &Value>Engineering&/Value> &/member> &/Tags> &/ListInstanceProfileTagsResult> &ResponseMetadata> &RequestId>EXAMPLE8-90ab-cdef-fedc-ba987EXAMPLE&/RequestId> &/ResponseMetadata> &/ListInstanceProfileTagsResponse>

See Also

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