AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Container for the parameters to the ImportInstance operation.

We recommend that you use the ImportImage API. For more information, see Importing a VM as an image using VM Import/Export in the VM Import/Export User Guide.

Creates an import instance task using metadata from the specified disk image.

This API action is not supported by the Command Line Interface (CLI). For information about using the Amazon EC2 CLI, which is deprecated, see Importing a VM to Amazon EC2 in the Amazon EC2 CLI Reference PDF file.

This API action supports only single-volume VMs. To import multi-volume VMs, use ImportImage instead.

For information about the import manifest referenced by this API action, see VM Import Manifest.

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


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

Supported in: 8.0 and newer, Core 3.1

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 2.0

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5 and newer, 3.5