AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Describes the specified attribute of the specified AMI. You can specify only one attribute at a time.


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

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


public virtual DescribeImageAttributeResponse DescribeImageAttribute(
         DescribeImageAttributeRequest request


Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.DescribeImageAttributeRequest

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

Return Value

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


This example describes the launch permissions for the specified AMI.

To describe the launch permissions for an AMI

var client = new AmazonEC2Client();
var response = client.DescribeImageAttribute(new DescribeImageAttributeRequest 
    Attribute = "launchPermission",
    ImageId = "ami-5731123e"

string imageId = response.ImageId;
List<LaunchPermission> launchPermissions = response.LaunchPermissions;


Version Information

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

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