Amazon WorkSpaces Service
API Reference (API Version 2015-04-08)

The AWS Documentation website is getting a new look!
Try it now and let us know what you think. Switch to the new look >>

You can return to the original look by selecting English in the language selector above.


Retrieves a list that describes one or more specified images, if the image identifiers are provided. Otherwise, all images in the account are described.

Request Syntax

{ "ImageIds": [ "string" ], "MaxResults": number, "NextToken": "string" }

Request Parameters

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The identifier of the image.

Type: Array of strings

Array Members: Minimum number of 1 item. Maximum number of 25 items.

Pattern: wsi-[0-9a-z]{9,63}$

Required: No


The maximum number of items to return.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1. Maximum value of 25.

Required: No


If you received a NextToken from a previous call that was paginated, provide this token to receive the next set of results.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 63.

Required: No

Response Syntax

{ "Images": [ { "Description": "string", "ErrorCode": "string", "ErrorMessage": "string", "ImageId": "string", "Name": "string", "OperatingSystem": { "Type": "string" }, "RequiredTenancy": "string", "State": "string" } ], "NextToken": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


Information about the images.

Type: Array of WorkspaceImage objects


The token to use to retrieve the next set of results, or null if no more results are available.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 63.


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


The user is not authorized to access a resource.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: