Amazon AppStream 2.0
Developer Guide

Image Builder Actions

You can perform the following actions on an image builder, depending on the current state (status) of the image builder instance.

Delete

Permanently delete an image builder.

The instance must be in a Stopped state.

Connect

Connect to a running image builder. This action starts a desktop streaming session with the image builder to install and add applications to the image, and create an image.

The instance must be in a Running state.

Start

Start a stopped image builder. A running instance is billed to your account.

The instance must be in a Stopped state.

Stop

Stop a running image builder. A stopped instance is not billed to your account.

The instance must be in a Running state.

None of these actions can be performed on an instance in any of the following intermediate states:

  • Pending

  • Snapshotting

  • Stopping

  • Starting

  • Deleting