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 and PCL 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 abstract 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 response = client.DescribeImageAttribute(new DescribeImageAttributeRequest 
    Attribute = "launchPermission",
    ImageId = "ami-5731123e"

string imageId = response.ImageId;
List launchPermissions = response.LaunchPermissions;


Version Information

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

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

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