UpdateLicenseSpecificationsForResource - AWS License Manager


Adds or removes the specified license configurations for the specified AWS resource.

You can update the license specifications of AMIs, instances, and hosts. You cannot update the license specifications for launch templates and AWS CloudFormation templates, as they send license configurations to the operation that creates the resource.

Request Syntax

{ "AddLicenseSpecifications": [ { "AmiAssociationScope": "string", "LicenseConfigurationArn": "string" } ], "RemoveLicenseSpecifications": [ { "AmiAssociationScope": "string", "LicenseConfigurationArn": "string" } ], "ResourceArn": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


ARNs of the license configurations to add.

Type: Array of LicenseSpecification objects

Required: No


ARNs of the license configurations to remove.

Type: Array of LicenseSpecification objects

Required: No


Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the AWS resource.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


Access to resource denied.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The AWS user account does not have permission to perform the action. Check the IAM policy associated with this account.

HTTP Status Code: 400


There was a conflict processing the request. Try your request again.

HTTP Status Code: 400


One or more parameter values are not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


License Manager cannot allocate a license to a resource because of its state.

For example, you cannot allocate a license to an instance in the process of shutting down.

HTTP Status Code: 400


You do not have enough licenses available to support a new resource launch.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Too many requests have been submitted. Try again after a brief wait.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The server experienced an internal error. Try again.

HTTP Status Code: 500

See Also

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