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[ aws . ec2 ]

describe-instance-type-offerings

Description

Returns a list of all instance types offered. The results can be filtered by location (Region or Availability Zone). If no location is specified, the instance types offered in the current Region are returned.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

describe-instance-type-offerings is a paginated operation. Multiple API calls may be issued in order to retrieve the entire data set of results. You can disable pagination by providing the --no-paginate argument. When using --output text and the --query argument on a paginated response, the --query argument must extract data from the results of the following query expressions: InstanceTypeOfferings

Synopsis

  describe-instance-type-offerings
[--dry-run | --no-dry-run]
[--location-type <value>]
[--filters <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--page-size <value>]
[--max-items <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--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 .

--location-type (string)

The location type.

Possible values:

  • region
  • availability-zone
  • availability-zone-id

--filters (list)

One or more filters. Filter names and values are case-sensitive.

  • location - This depends on the location type. For example, if the location type is region (default), the location is the Region code (for example, us-east-2 .)
  • instance-type - The instance type.

Shorthand Syntax:

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

JSON Syntax:

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

--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.

--starting-token (string)

A token to specify where to start paginating. This is the NextToken from a previously truncated response.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--page-size (integer)

The size of each page to get in the AWS service call. This does not affect the number of items returned in the command's output. Setting a smaller page size results in more calls to the AWS service, retrieving fewer items in each call. This can help prevent the AWS service calls from timing out.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--max-items (integer)

The total number of items to return in the command's output. If the total number of items available is more than the value specified, a NextToken is provided in the command's output. To resume pagination, provide the NextToken value in the starting-token argument of a subsequent command. Do not use the NextToken response element directly outside of the AWS CLI.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--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

Example 1: To list the instance types offered in a Region

The following describe-instance-type-offerings example lists the instance types offered in the Region configured as the default Region for the AWS CLI.

aws ec2 describe-instance-type-offerings

To list the instance types offered in a different Region, specify the Region using the --region parameter.

aws ec2 describe-instance-type-offerings \
    --region us-east-2

Output:

{
  "InstanceTypeOfferings": [
      {
          "InstanceType": "m5.2xlarge",
          "LocationType": "region",
          "Location": "us-east-2"
      },
      {
          "InstanceType": "t3.micro",
          "LocationType": "region",
          "Location": "us-east-2"
      },
      ...
  ]
}

Example 2: To list the instance types offered in an Availability Zone

The following describe-instance-type-offerings example lists the instance types offered in the specified Availability Zone. The Availability Zone must be in the specified Region.

aws ec2 describe-instance-type-offerings \
    --location-type availability-zone \
    --filters Name=location,Values=us-east-2a \
    --region us-east-2

Example 3: To check whether an instance type is supported

The following describe-instance-type-offerings command indicates whether the c5.xlarge instance type is supported in the specified Region.

aws ec2 describe-instance-type-offerings \
    --filters Name=instance-type,Values=c5.xlarge \
    --region us-east-2

The following describe-instance-type-offerings example lists all C5 instance types that are supported in the specified Region.

aws ec2 describe-instance-type-offerings \
    --filters Name=instance-type,Values=c5* \
    --query "InstanceTypeOfferings[].InstanceType" \
    --region us-east-2

Output:

[
    "c5d.12xlarge",
    "c5d.9xlarge",
    "c5n.xlarge",
    "c5.xlarge",
    "c5d.metal",
    "c5n.metal",
    "c5.large",
    "c5d.2xlarge",
    "c5n.4xlarge",
    "c5.2xlarge",
    "c5n.large",
    "c5n.9xlarge",
    "c5d.large",
    "c5.18xlarge",
    "c5d.18xlarge",
    "c5.12xlarge",
    "c5n.18xlarge",
    "c5.metal",
    "c5d.4xlarge",
    "c5.24xlarge",
    "c5d.xlarge",
    "c5n.2xlarge",
    "c5d.24xlarge",
    "c5.9xlarge",
    "c5.4xlarge"
]

Output

InstanceTypeOfferings -> (list)

The instance types offered.

(structure)

The instance types offered.

InstanceType -> (string)

The instance type. For more information, see Instance Types in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide .

LocationType -> (string)

The location type.

Location -> (string)

The identifier for the location. This depends on the location type. For example, if the location type is region , the location is the Region code (for example, us-east-2 .)

NextToken -> (string)

The token to use to retrieve the next page of results. This value is null when there are no more results to return.