DescribeInstanceTypes

GET /?Action=DescribeInstanceTypes
Description

Describes one or more predefined instance types.

You can use the Filter.N parameter to filter the instance types on the following properties:

  • ebs-optimized-available: Whether optimized storage bandwidth is available.

  • ephemerals-type: The type of ephemeral storage disk.

  • eth: The number of Ethernet interfaces available.

  • gpu: The number of GPUs available.

  • memory: The amount of memory, in bytes.

  • name: The name of the instance type.

  • storage-count: The maximum number of ephemeral storage disks.

  • storage-size: The size of one ephemeral storage disk, in bytes.

  • vcpu: The number of vCPUs.

Note

If you exceed the number of identical requests allowed for a configured time period, the RequestLimitExceeded error message is returned.

Body parameter

Required: false
Name: DescribeInstanceTypesRequest

Name Description Required Schema Default Example

Filter.N

One or more filters.

false

Filter

Responses
HTTP Code 200
HTTP Code Description Schema

200

DescribeInstanceTypesResult

Response 200

Response 200

Name Description Required Schema Default Example

instanceTypeSet.N

Information about one or more instance types.

false

InstanceType

requestId

The ID of the request.

false

string