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[ aws . ec2 ]



Modifies the configuration of the specified Amazon Web Services Verified Access instance.

See also: AWS API Documentation


--verified-access-instance-id <value>
[--description <value>]
[--dry-run | --no-dry-run]
[--client-token <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]


--verified-access-instance-id (string)

The ID of the Verified Access instance.

--description (string)

A description for the Verified Access instance.

--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 .

--client-token (string)

A unique, case-sensitive token that you provide to ensure idempotency of your modification request. For more information, see Ensuring Idempotency .

--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.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.



To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal's quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

To modify the configuration of a Verified Access instance

The following modify-verified-access-instance example adds the specified description to the specified Verified Access instance.

aws ec2 modify-verified-access-instance \
    --verified-access-instance-id vai-0ce000c0b7643abea \
    --description "Testing Verified Access"


    "VerifiedAccessInstance": {
        "VerifiedAccessInstanceId": "vai-0ce000c0b7643abea",
        "Description": "Testing Verified Access",
        "VerifiedAccessTrustProviders": [
                "VerifiedAccessTrustProviderId": "vatp-0bb32de759a3e19e7",
                "TrustProviderType": "user",
                "UserTrustProviderType": "iam-identity-center"
        "CreationTime": "2023-08-25T18:27:56",
        "LastUpdatedTime": "2023-08-25T22:41:04"

For more information, see Verified Access instances in the AWS Verified Access User Guide.


VerifiedAccessInstance -> (structure)

Details about the Verified Access instance.

VerifiedAccessInstanceId -> (string)

The ID of the Amazon Web Services Verified Access instance.

Description -> (string)

A description for the Amazon Web Services Verified Access instance.

VerifiedAccessTrustProviders -> (list)

The IDs of the Amazon Web Services Verified Access trust providers.


Condensed information about a trust provider.

VerifiedAccessTrustProviderId -> (string)

The ID of the trust provider.

Description -> (string)

The description of trust provider.

TrustProviderType -> (string)

The type of trust provider (user- or device-based).

UserTrustProviderType -> (string)

The type of user-based trust provider.

DeviceTrustProviderType -> (string)

The type of device-based trust provider.

CreationTime -> (string)

The creation time.

LastUpdatedTime -> (string)

The last updated time.

Tags -> (list)

The tags.


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 256 Unicode characters.

FipsEnabled -> (boolean)

Indicates whether support for Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) is enabled on the instance.