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describe-network-interfaces

Description

Describes one or more of your network interfaces.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

describe-network-interfaces 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: NetworkInterfaces

Synopsis

  describe-network-interfaces
[--filters <value>]
[--dry-run | --no-dry-run]
[--network-interface-ids <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--page-size <value>]
[--max-items <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--filters (list)

One or more filters.

  • addresses.private-ip-address - The private IPv4 addresses associated with the network interface.
  • addresses.primary - Whether the private IPv4 address is the primary IP address associated with the network interface.
  • addresses.association.public-ip - The association ID returned when the network interface was associated with the Elastic IP address (IPv4).
  • addresses.association.owner-id - The owner ID of the addresses associated with the network interface.
  • association.association-id - The association ID returned when the network interface was associated with an IPv4 address.
  • association.allocation-id - The allocation ID returned when you allocated the Elastic IP address (IPv4) for your network interface.
  • association.ip-owner-id - The owner of the Elastic IP address (IPv4) associated with the network interface.
  • association.public-ip - The address of the Elastic IP address (IPv4) bound to the network interface.
  • association.public-dns-name - The public DNS name for the network interface (IPv4).
  • attachment.attachment-id - The ID of the interface attachment.
  • attachment.attach.time - The time that the network interface was attached to an instance.
  • attachment.delete-on-termination - Indicates whether the attachment is deleted when an instance is terminated.
  • attachment.device-index - The device index to which the network interface is attached.
  • attachment.instance-id - The ID of the instance to which the network interface is attached.
  • attachment.instance-owner-id - The owner ID of the instance to which the network interface is attached.
  • attachment.nat-gateway-id - The ID of the NAT gateway to which the network interface is attached.
  • attachment.status - The status of the attachment (attaching | attached | detaching | detached ).
  • availability-zone - The Availability Zone of the network interface.
  • description - The description of the network interface.
  • group-id - The ID of a security group associated with the network interface.
  • group-name - The name of a security group associated with the network interface.
  • ipv6-addresses.ipv6-address - An IPv6 address associated with the network interface.
  • mac-address - The MAC address of the network interface.
  • network-interface-id - The ID of the network interface.
  • owner-id - The AWS account ID of the network interface owner.
  • private-ip-address - The private IPv4 address or addresses of the network interface.
  • private-dns-name - The private DNS name of the network interface (IPv4).
  • requester-id - The ID of the entity that launched the instance on your behalf (for example, AWS Management Console, Auto Scaling, and so on).
  • requester-managed - Indicates whether the network interface is being managed by an AWS service (for example, AWS Management Console, Auto Scaling, and so on).
  • source-desk-check - Indicates whether the network interface performs source/destination checking. A value of true means checking is enabled, and false means checking is disabled. The value must be false for the network interface to perform network address translation (NAT) in your VPC.
  • status - The status of the network interface. If the network interface is not attached to an instance, the status is available ; if a network interface is attached to an instance the status is in-use .
  • subnet-id - The ID of the subnet for the network interface.
  • tag :key- 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 TeamA , specify 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 assigned a tag with a specific key, regardless of the tag value.
  • vpc-id - The ID of the VPC for the network interface.

Shorthand Syntax:

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

JSON Syntax:

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

--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 .

--network-interface-ids (list)

One or more network interface IDs.

Default: Describes all your network interfaces.

Syntax:

"string" "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

To describe your network interfaces

This example describes all your network interfaces.

Command:

aws ec2 describe-network-interfaces

Output:

{
  "NetworkInterfaces": [
      {
          "Status": "in-use",
          "MacAddress": "02:2f:8f:b0:cf:75",
          "SourceDestCheck": true,
          "VpcId": "vpc-a01106c2",
          "Description": "my network interface",
          "Association": {
              "PublicIp": "203.0.113.12",
              "AssociationId": "eipassoc-0fbb766a",
              "PublicDnsName": "ec2-203-0-113-12.compute-1.amazonaws.com",
              "IpOwnerId": "123456789012"
          },
          "NetworkInterfaceId": "eni-e5aa89a3",
          "PrivateIpAddresses": [
              {
                  "PrivateDnsName": "ip-10-0-1-17.ec2.internal",
                  "Association": {
                      "PublicIp": "203.0.113.12",
                      "AssociationId": "eipassoc-0fbb766a",
                      "PublicDnsName": "ec2-203-0-113-12.compute-1.amazonaws.com",
                      "IpOwnerId": "123456789012"
                  },
                  "Primary": true,
                  "PrivateIpAddress": "10.0.1.17"
              }
          ],
          "RequesterManaged": false,
          "Ipv6Addresses": [],
          "PrivateDnsName": "ip-10-0-1-17.ec2.internal",
          "AvailabilityZone": "us-east-1d",
          "Attachment": {
              "Status": "attached",
              "DeviceIndex": 1,
              "AttachTime": "2013-11-30T23:36:42.000Z",
              "InstanceId": "i-1234567890abcdef0",
              "DeleteOnTermination": false,
              "AttachmentId": "eni-attach-66c4350a",
              "InstanceOwnerId": "123456789012"
          },
          "Groups": [
              {
                  "GroupName": "default",
                  "GroupId": "sg-8637d3e3"
              }
          ],
          "SubnetId": "subnet-b61f49f0",
          "OwnerId": "123456789012",
          "TagSet": [],
          "PrivateIpAddress": "10.0.1.17"
      },
      {
          "Status": "in-use",
          "MacAddress": "02:58:f5:ef:4b:06",
          "SourceDestCheck": true,
          "VpcId": "vpc-a01106c2",
          "Description": "Primary network interface",
          "Association": {
              "PublicIp": "198.51.100.0",
              "IpOwnerId": "amazon"
          },
          "NetworkInterfaceId": "eni-f9ba99bf",
          "PrivateIpAddresses": [
              {
                  "Association": {
                      "PublicIp": "198.51.100.0",
                      "IpOwnerId": "amazon"
                  },
                  "Primary": true,
                  "PrivateIpAddress": "10.0.1.149"
              }
          ],
          "RequesterManaged": false,
          "Ipv6Addresses": [],
          "AvailabilityZone": "us-east-1d",
          "Attachment": {
              "Status": "attached",
              "DeviceIndex": 0,
              "AttachTime": "2013-11-30T23:35:33.000Z",
              "InstanceId": "i-0598c7d356eba48d7",
              "DeleteOnTermination": true,
              "AttachmentId": "eni-attach-1b9db777",
              "InstanceOwnerId": "123456789012"
          },
          "Groups": [
              {
                  "GroupName": "default",
                  "GroupId": "sg-8637d3e3"
              }
          ],
          "SubnetId": "subnet-b61f49f0",
          "OwnerId": "123456789012",
          "TagSet": [],
          "PrivateIpAddress": "10.0.1.149"
      }
  ]
}

This example describes network interfaces that have a tag with the key Purpose and the value Prod.

Command:

aws ec2 describe-network-interfaces --filters Name=tag:Purpose,Values=Prod

Output:

{
  "NetworkInterfaces": [
      {
          "Status": "available",
          "MacAddress": "12:2c:bd:f9:bf:17",
          "SourceDestCheck": true,
          "VpcId": "vpc-8941ebec",
          "Description": "ProdENI",
          "NetworkInterfaceId": "eni-b9a5ac93",
          "PrivateIpAddresses": [
              {
                  "PrivateDnsName": "ip-10-0-1-55.ec2.internal",
                  "Primary": true,
                  "PrivateIpAddress": "10.0.1.55"
              },
              {
                  "PrivateDnsName": "ip-10-0-1-117.ec2.internal",
                  "Primary": false,
                  "PrivateIpAddress": "10.0.1.117"
              }
          ],
          "RequesterManaged": false,
          "PrivateDnsName": "ip-10-0-1-55.ec2.internal",
          "AvailabilityZone": "us-east-1d",
          "Ipv6Addresses": [],
          "Groups": [
              {
                  "GroupName": "MySG",
                  "GroupId": "sg-905002f5"
              }
          ],
          "SubnetId": "subnet-31d6c219",
          "OwnerId": "123456789012",
          "TagSet": [
              {
                  "Value": "Prod",
                  "Key": "Purpose"
              }
          ],
          "PrivateIpAddress": "10.0.1.55"
      }
  ]
}

Output

NetworkInterfaces -> (list)

Information about one or more network interfaces.

(structure)

Describes a network interface.

Association -> (structure)

The association information for an Elastic IP address (IPv4) associated with the network interface.

AllocationId -> (string)

The allocation ID.

AssociationId -> (string)

The association ID.

IpOwnerId -> (string)

The ID of the Elastic IP address owner.

PublicDnsName -> (string)

The public DNS name.

PublicIp -> (string)

The address of the Elastic IP address bound to the network interface.

Attachment -> (structure)

The network interface attachment.

AttachTime -> (timestamp)

The timestamp indicating when the attachment initiated.

AttachmentId -> (string)

The ID of the network interface attachment.

DeleteOnTermination -> (boolean)

Indicates whether the network interface is deleted when the instance is terminated.

DeviceIndex -> (integer)

The device index of the network interface attachment on the instance.

InstanceId -> (string)

The ID of the instance.

InstanceOwnerId -> (string)

The AWS account ID of the owner of the instance.

Status -> (string)

The attachment state.

AvailabilityZone -> (string)

The Availability Zone.

Description -> (string)

A description.

Groups -> (list)

Any security groups for the network interface.

(structure)

Describes a security group.

GroupName -> (string)

The name of the security group.

GroupId -> (string)

The ID of the security group.

InterfaceType -> (string)

The type of interface.

Ipv6Addresses -> (list)

The IPv6 addresses associated with the network interface.

(structure)

Describes an IPv6 address associated with a network interface.

Ipv6Address -> (string)

The IPv6 address.

MacAddress -> (string)

The MAC address.

NetworkInterfaceId -> (string)

The ID of the network interface.

OwnerId -> (string)

The AWS account ID of the owner of the network interface.

PrivateDnsName -> (string)

The private DNS name.

PrivateIpAddress -> (string)

The IPv4 address of the network interface within the subnet.

PrivateIpAddresses -> (list)

The private IPv4 addresses associated with the network interface.

(structure)

Describes the private IPv4 address of a network interface.

Association -> (structure)

The association information for an Elastic IP address (IPv4) associated with the network interface.

AllocationId -> (string)

The allocation ID.

AssociationId -> (string)

The association ID.

IpOwnerId -> (string)

The ID of the Elastic IP address owner.

PublicDnsName -> (string)

The public DNS name.

PublicIp -> (string)

The address of the Elastic IP address bound to the network interface.

Primary -> (boolean)

Indicates whether this IPv4 address is the primary private IPv4 address of the network interface.

PrivateDnsName -> (string)

The private DNS name.

PrivateIpAddress -> (string)

The private IPv4 address.

RequesterId -> (string)

The ID of the entity that launched the instance on your behalf (for example, AWS Management Console or Auto Scaling).

RequesterManaged -> (boolean)

Indicates whether the network interface is being managed by AWS.

SourceDestCheck -> (boolean)

Indicates whether traffic to or from the instance is validated.

Status -> (string)

The status of the network interface.

SubnetId -> (string)

The ID of the subnet.

TagSet -> (list)

Any tags assigned to the network interface.

(structure)

Describes a tag.

Key -> (string)

The key of the tag.

Constraints: Tag keys are case-sensitive and accept a maximum of 127 Unicode characters. May not begin with aws: .

Value -> (string)

The value of the tag.

Constraints: Tag values are case-sensitive and accept a maximum of 255 Unicode characters.

VpcId -> (string)

The ID of the VPC.

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.