AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Describes the ID format settings for resources for the specified IAM user, IAM role, or root user. For example, you can view the resource types that are enabled for longer IDs. This request only returns information about resource types whose ID formats can be modified; it does not return information about other resource types. For more information, see Resource IDs in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.

The following resource types support longer IDs: bundle | conversion-task | customer-gateway | dhcp-options | elastic-ip-allocation | elastic-ip-association | export-task | flow-log | image | import-task | instance | internet-gateway | network-acl | network-acl-association | network-interface | network-interface-attachment | prefix-list | reservation | route-table | route-table-association | security-group | snapshot | subnet | subnet-cidr-block-association | volume | vpc | vpc-cidr-block-association | vpc-endpoint | vpc-peering-connection | vpn-connection | vpn-gateway.

These settings apply to the principal specified in the request. They do not apply to the principal that makes the request.


For .NET Core this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to DescribeIdentityIdFormatAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.EC2
Assembly: AWSSDK.EC2.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public virtual DescribeIdentityIdFormatResponse DescribeIdentityIdFormat(
         DescribeIdentityIdFormatRequest request


Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.DescribeIdentityIdFormatRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the DescribeIdentityIdFormat service method.

Return Value

The response from the DescribeIdentityIdFormat service method, as returned by EC2.

Version Information

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

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