AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Retrieves the configuration data of the specified instance. You can use this data to create a launch template.

This action calls on other describe actions to get instance information. Depending on your instance configuration, you may need to allow the following actions in your IAM policy: DescribeSpotInstanceRequests, DescribeInstanceCreditSpecifications, DescribeVolumes, DescribeInstanceAttribute, and DescribeElasticGpus. Or, you can allow describe* depending on your instance requirements.


This is an asynchronous operation using the standard naming convention for .NET 4.5 or higher. For .NET 3.5 the operation is implemented as a pair of methods using the standard naming convention of BeginGetLaunchTemplateData and EndGetLaunchTemplateData.

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


public virtual Task<GetLaunchTemplateDataResponse> GetLaunchTemplateDataAsync(
         GetLaunchTemplateDataRequest request,
         CancellationToken cancellationToken


Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.GetLaunchTemplateDataRequest

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

Type: System.Threading.CancellationToken

A cancellation token that can be used by other objects or threads to receive notice of cancellation.

Return Value

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

Version Information

.NET Core App:
Supported in: 3.1

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 2.0

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5

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