InstanceIdentity - AWS Data Pipeline


Identity information for the EC2 instance that is hosting the task runner. You can get this value by calling a metadata URI from the EC2 instance. For more information, see Instance Metadata in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide. Passing in this value proves that your task runner is running on an EC2 instance, and ensures the proper AWS Data Pipeline service charges are applied to your pipeline.



A description of an EC2 instance that is generated when the instance is launched and exposed to the instance via the instance metadata service in the form of a JSON representation of an object.

Type: String

Required: No


A signature which can be used to verify the accuracy and authenticity of the information provided in the instance identity document.

Type: String

Required: No

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: