AWS SDK Version 2 for .NET
API Reference

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.NET Framework 4.5
Container for the parameters to the ImportInstance operation. Creates an import instance task using metadata from the specified disk image. ImportInstance only supports single-volume VMs. To import multi-volume VMs, use ImportImage. After importing the image, you then upload it using the ec2-import-volume command in the EC2 command line tools. For more information, see Using the Command Line Tools to Import Your Virtual Machine to Amazon EC2 in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace: Amazon.EC2.Model
Assembly: AWSSDK.dll
Version: (assembly version)


public class ImportInstanceRequest : AmazonEC2Request

The ImportInstanceRequest type exposes the following members


Public Method ImportInstanceRequest()


Public Property Description System.String Gets and sets the property Description.

A description for the instance being imported.

Public Property DiskImages System.Collections.Generic.List<Amazon.EC2.Model.DiskImage> Gets and sets the property DiskImages.

The disk image.

Public Property LaunchSpecification Amazon.EC2.Model.ImportInstanceLaunchSpecification Gets and sets the property LaunchSpecification.

The launch specification.

Public Property Platform Amazon.EC2.PlatformValues Gets and sets the property Platform.

The instance operating system.

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

.NET for Windows Store apps:
Supported in: Windows 8.1, Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone:
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8