EC2 / Client / cancel_reserved_instances_listing



Cancels the specified Reserved Instance listing in the Reserved Instance Marketplace.

For more information, see Reserved Instance Marketplace in the Amazon EC2 User Guide.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.cancel_reserved_instances_listing(

ReservedInstancesListingId (string) –


The ID of the Reserved Instance listing.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'ReservedInstancesListings': [
            'ClientToken': 'string',
            'CreateDate': datetime(2015, 1, 1),
            'InstanceCounts': [
                    'InstanceCount': 123,
                    'State': 'available'|'sold'|'cancelled'|'pending'
            'PriceSchedules': [
                    'Active': True|False,
                    'CurrencyCode': 'USD',
                    'Price': 123.0,
                    'Term': 123
            'ReservedInstancesId': 'string',
            'ReservedInstancesListingId': 'string',
            'Status': 'active'|'pending'|'cancelled'|'closed',
            'StatusMessage': 'string',
            'Tags': [
                    'Key': 'string',
                    'Value': 'string'
            'UpdateDate': datetime(2015, 1, 1)

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    Contains the output of CancelReservedInstancesListing.

    • ReservedInstancesListings (list) –

      The Reserved Instance listing.

      • (dict) –

        Describes a Reserved Instance listing.

        • ClientToken (string) –

          A unique, case-sensitive key supplied by the client to ensure that the request is idempotent. For more information, see Ensuring Idempotency.

        • CreateDate (datetime) –

          The time the listing was created.

        • InstanceCounts (list) –

          The number of instances in this state.

          • (dict) –

            Describes a Reserved Instance listing state.

            • InstanceCount (integer) –

              The number of listed Reserved Instances in the state specified by the state.

            • State (string) –

              The states of the listed Reserved Instances.

        • PriceSchedules (list) –

          The price of the Reserved Instance listing.

          • (dict) –

            Describes the price for a Reserved Instance.

            • Active (boolean) –

              The current price schedule, as determined by the term remaining for the Reserved Instance in the listing.

              A specific price schedule is always in effect, but only one price schedule can be active at any time. Take, for example, a Reserved Instance listing that has five months remaining in its term. When you specify price schedules for five months and two months, this means that schedule 1, covering the first three months of the remaining term, will be active during months 5, 4, and 3. Then schedule 2, covering the last two months of the term, will be active for months 2 and 1.

            • CurrencyCode (string) –

              The currency for transacting the Reserved Instance resale. At this time, the only supported currency is USD.

            • Price (float) –

              The fixed price for the term.

            • Term (integer) –

              The number of months remaining in the reservation. For example, 2 is the second to the last month before the capacity reservation expires.

        • ReservedInstancesId (string) –

          The ID of the Reserved Instance.

        • ReservedInstancesListingId (string) –

          The ID of the Reserved Instance listing.

        • Status (string) –

          The status of the Reserved Instance listing.

        • StatusMessage (string) –

          The reason for the current status of the Reserved Instance listing. The response can be blank.

        • Tags (list) –

          Any tags assigned to the resource.

          • (dict) –

            Describes a tag.

            • Key (string) –

              The key of the tag.

              Constraints: Tag keys are case-sensitive and accept a maximum of 127 Unicode characters. May not begin with aws:.

            • Value (string) –

              The value of the tag.

              Constraints: Tag values are case-sensitive and accept a maximum of 256 Unicode characters.

        • UpdateDate (datetime) –

          The last modified timestamp of the listing.