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[ aws . ec2 ]

describe-availability-zones

Description

Describes the Availability Zones, Local Zones, and Wavelength Zones that are available to you. If there is an event impacting a zone, you can use this request to view the state and any provided messages for that zone.

For more information about Availability Zones, Local Zones, and Wavelength Zones, see Regions, Zones and Outposts in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  describe-availability-zones
[--filters <value>]
[--zone-names <value>]
[--zone-ids <value>]
[--all-availability-zones | --no-all-availability-zones]
[--dry-run | --no-dry-run]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--filters (list)

The filters.

  • group-name - For Availability Zones, use the Region name. For Local Zones, use the name of the group associated with the Local Zone (for example, us-west-2-lax-1 ) For Wavelength Zones, use the name of the group associated with the Wavelength Zone (for example, us-east-1-wl1-bos-wlz-1 ).
  • message - The Zone message.
  • opt-in-status - The opt-in status (opted-in , and not-opted-in | opt-in-not-required ).
  • parent-zoneID - The ID of the zone that handles some of the Local Zone and Wavelength Zone control plane operations, such as API calls.
  • parent-zoneName - The ID of the zone that handles some of the Local Zone and Wavelength Zone control plane operations, such as API calls.
  • region-name - The name of the Region for the Zone (for example, us-east-1 ).
  • state - The state of the Availability Zone, the Local Zone, or the Wavelength Zone (available | information | impaired | unavailable ).
  • zone-id - The ID of the Availability Zone (for example, use1-az1 ), the Local Zone (for example, usw2-lax1-az1 ), or the Wavelength Zone (for example, us-east-1-wl1-bos-wlz-1 ).
  • zone-type - The type of zone, for example, local-zone .
  • zone-name - The name of the Availability Zone (for example, us-east-1a ), the Local Zone (for example, us-west-2-lax-1a ), or the Wavelength Zone (for example, us-east-1-wl1-bos-wlz-1 ).
  • zone-type - The type of zone, for example, local-zone .

(structure)

A filter name and value pair that is used to return a more specific list of results from a describe operation. Filters can be used to match a set of resources by specific criteria, such as tags, attributes, or IDs. The filters supported by a describe operation are documented with the describe operation. For example:

  • DescribeAvailabilityZones
  • DescribeImages
  • DescribeInstances
  • DescribeKeyPairs
  • DescribeSecurityGroups
  • DescribeSnapshots
  • DescribeSubnets
  • DescribeTags
  • DescribeVolumes
  • DescribeVpcs

Name -> (string)

The name of the filter. Filter names are case-sensitive.

Values -> (list)

The filter values. Filter values are case-sensitive.

(string)

Shorthand Syntax:

Name=string,Values=string,string ...

JSON Syntax:

[
  {
    "Name": "string",
    "Values": ["string", ...]
  }
  ...
]

--zone-names (list)

The names of the Availability Zones, Local Zones, and Wavelength Zones.

(string)

Syntax:

"string" "string" ...

--zone-ids (list)

The IDs of the Availability Zones, Local Zones, and Wavelength Zones.

(string)

Syntax:

"string" "string" ...

--all-availability-zones | --no-all-availability-zones (boolean)

Include all Availability Zones, Local Zones, and Wavelength Zones regardless of your opt-in status.

If you do not use this parameter, the results include only the zones for the Regions where you have chosen the option to opt in.

--dry-run | --no-dry-run (boolean)

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 DryRunOperation . Otherwise, it is UnauthorizedOperation .

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Examples

To describe your Availability Zones

The following example describe-availability-zones displays details for the Availability Zones that are available to you. The response includes Availability Zones only for the current Region. In this example, it uses the profiles default us-west-2 (Oregon) Region.

aws ec2 describe-availability-zones

Output:

{
    "AvailabilityZones": [
        {
            "State": "available",
            "OptInStatus": "opt-in-not-required",
            "Messages": [],
            "RegionName": "us-west-2",
            "ZoneName": "us-west-2a",
            "ZoneId": "usw2-az1",
            "GroupName": "us-west-2",
            "NetworkBorderGroup": "us-west-2"
        },
        {
            "State": "available",
            "OptInStatus": "opt-in-not-required",
            "Messages": [],
            "RegionName": "us-west-2",
            "ZoneName": "us-west-2b",
            "ZoneId": "usw2-az2",
            "GroupName": "us-west-2",
            "NetworkBorderGroup": "us-west-2"
        },
        {
            "State": "available",
            "OptInStatus": "opt-in-not-required",
            "Messages": [],
            "RegionName": "us-west-2",
            "ZoneName": "us-west-2c",
            "ZoneId": "usw2-az3",
            "GroupName": "us-west-2",
            "NetworkBorderGroup": "us-west-2"
        },
        {
            "State": "available",
            "OptInStatus": "opt-in-not-required",
            "Messages": [],
            "RegionName": "us-west-2",
            "ZoneName": "us-west-2d",
            "ZoneId": "usw2-az4",
            "GroupName": "us-west-2",
            "NetworkBorderGroup": "us-west-2"
        },
        {
            "State": "available",
            "OptInStatus": "opted-in",
            "Messages": [],
            "RegionName": "us-west-2",
            "ZoneName": "us-west-2-lax-1a",
            "ZoneId": "usw2-lax1-az1",
            "GroupName": "us-west-2-lax-1",
            "NetworkBorderGroup": "us-west-2-lax-1"
        }
    ]
}

Output

AvailabilityZones -> (list)

Information about the Availability Zones, Local Zones, and Wavelength Zones.

(structure)

Describes Availability Zones, Local Zones, and Wavelength Zones.

State -> (string)

The state of the Availability Zone, Local Zone, or Wavelength Zone.

OptInStatus -> (string)

For Availability Zones, this parameter always has the value of opt-in-not-required .

For Local Zones and Wavelength Zones, this parameter is the opt-in status. The possible values are opted-in , and not-opted-in .

Messages -> (list)

Any messages about the Availability Zone, Local Zone, or Wavelength Zone.

(structure)

Describes a message about an Availability Zone, Local Zone, or Wavelength Zone.

Message -> (string)

The message about the Availability Zone, Local Zone, or Wavelength Zone.

RegionName -> (string)

The name of the Region.

ZoneName -> (string)

The name of the Availability Zone, Local Zone, or Wavelength Zone.

ZoneId -> (string)

The ID of the Availability Zone, Local Zone, or Wavelength Zone.

GroupName -> (string)

For Availability Zones, this parameter has the same value as the Region name.

For Local Zones, the name of the associated group, for example us-west-2-lax-1 .

For Wavelength Zones, the name of the associated group, for example us-east-1-wl1-bos-wlz-1 .

NetworkBorderGroup -> (string)

The name of the network border group.

ZoneType -> (string)

The type of zone. The valid values are availability-zone , local-zone , and wavelength-zone .

ParentZoneName -> (string)

The name of the zone that handles some of the Local Zone or Wavelength Zone control plane operations, such as API calls.

ParentZoneId -> (string)

The ID of the zone that handles some of the Local Zone or Wavelength Zone control plane operations, such as API calls.