AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Container for the parameters to the UpdateInstance operation. Updates a specified instance.

Required Permissions: To use this action, an IAM user must have a Manage permissions level for the stack, or an attached policy that explicitly grants permissions. For more information on user permissions, see Managing User Permissions.

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


public class UpdateInstanceRequest : AmazonOpsWorksRequest

The UpdateInstanceRequest type exposes the following members


Public Method UpdateInstanceRequest()


Public Property AgentVersion System.String

Gets and sets the property AgentVersion.

The default AWS OpsWorks Stacks agent version. You have the following options:

  • INHERIT - Use the stack's default agent version setting.

  • version_number - Use the specified agent version. This value overrides the stack's default setting. To update the agent version, you must edit the instance configuration and specify a new version. AWS OpsWorks Stacks then automatically installs that version on the instance.

The default setting is INHERIT. To specify an agent version, you must use the complete version number, not the abbreviated number shown on the console. For a list of available agent version numbers, call DescribeAgentVersions.

AgentVersion cannot be set to Chef 12.2.

Public Property AmiId System.String

Gets and sets the property AmiId.

The ID of the AMI that was used to create the instance. The value of this parameter must be the same AMI ID that the instance is already using. You cannot apply a new AMI to an instance by running UpdateInstance. UpdateInstance does not work on instances that are using custom AMIs.

Public Property Architecture Amazon.OpsWorks.Architecture

Gets and sets the property Architecture.

The instance architecture. Instance types do not necessarily support both architectures. For a list of the architectures that are supported by the different instance types, see Instance Families and Types.

Public Property AutoScalingType Amazon.OpsWorks.AutoScalingType

Gets and sets the property AutoScalingType.

For load-based or time-based instances, the type. Windows stacks can use only time-based instances.

Public Property EbsOptimized System.Boolean

Gets and sets the property EbsOptimized.

This property cannot be updated.

Public Property Hostname System.String

Gets and sets the property Hostname.

The instance host name.

Public Property InstallUpdatesOnBoot System.Boolean

Gets and sets the property InstallUpdatesOnBoot.

Whether to install operating system and package updates when the instance boots. The default value is true. To control when updates are installed, set this value to false. You must then update your instances manually by using CreateDeployment to run the update_dependencies stack command or by manually running yum (Amazon Linux) or apt-get (Ubuntu) on the instances.

We strongly recommend using the default value of true, to ensure that your instances have the latest security updates.

Public Property InstanceId System.String

Gets and sets the property InstanceId.

The instance ID.

Public Property InstanceType System.String

Gets and sets the property InstanceType.

The instance type, such as t2.micro. For a list of supported instance types, open the stack in the console, choose Instances, and choose + Instance. The Size list contains the currently supported types. For more information, see Instance Families and Types. The parameter values that you use to specify the various types are in the API Name column of the Available Instance Types table.

Public Property LayerIds System.Collections.Generic.List<System.String>

Gets and sets the property LayerIds.

The instance's layer IDs.

Public Property Os System.String

Gets and sets the property Os.

The instance's operating system, which must be set to one of the following. You cannot update an instance that is using a custom AMI.

  • A supported Linux operating system: An Amazon Linux version, such as

                Linux 2017.09
    , Amazon Linux 2017.03, Amazon Linux 2016.09, Amazon Linux 2016.03, Amazon Linux 2015.09, or
                Linux 2015.03

  • A supported Ubuntu operating system, such as Ubuntu 16.04 LTS,

                14.04 LTS
    , or Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

  • CentOS Linux 7

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

  • A supported Windows operating system, such as

    Microsoft Windows Server 2012
                R2 Base
    , Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 with SQL Server Express, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 with SQL Server Standard, or
                Windows Server 2012 R2 with SQL Server Web

For more information about supported operating systems, see AWS OpsWorks Stacks Operating Systems.

The default option is the current Amazon Linux version. If you set this parameter to Custom, you must use the AmiId parameter to specify the custom AMI that you want to use. For more information about supported operating systems, see Operating Systems. For more information about how to use custom AMIs with OpsWorks, see Using Custom AMIs.

You can specify a different Linux operating system for the updated stack, but you cannot change from Linux to Windows or Windows to Linux.

Public Property SshKeyName System.String

Gets and sets the property SshKeyName.

The instance's Amazon EC2 key name.

Version Information

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 1.3

.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