EC2 / Client / describe_export_image_tasks



Describes the specified export image tasks or all of your export image tasks.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.describe_export_image_tasks(
            'Name': 'string',
            'Values': [
  • DryRun (boolean) – Checks whether you have the required permissions for the action, without actually making the request, and provides an error response. If you have the required permissions, the error response is DryRunOperation. Otherwise, it is UnauthorizedOperation.

  • Filters (list) –

    Filter tasks using the task-state filter and one of the following values: active, completed, deleting, or deleted.

    • (dict) –

      A filter name and value pair that is used to return a more specific list of results from a describe operation. Filters can be used to match a set of resources by specific criteria, such as tags, attributes, or IDs.

      If you specify multiple filters, the filters are joined with an AND, and the request returns only results that match all of the specified filters.

      • Name (string) –

        The name of the filter. Filter names are case-sensitive.

      • Values (list) –

        The filter values. Filter values are case-sensitive. If you specify multiple values for a filter, the values are joined with an OR, and the request returns all results that match any of the specified values.

        • (string) –

  • ExportImageTaskIds (list) –

    The IDs of the export image tasks.

    • (string) –

  • MaxResults (integer) – The maximum number of results to return in a single call.

  • NextToken (string) – A token that indicates the next page of results.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'ExportImageTasks': [
            'Description': 'string',
            'ExportImageTaskId': 'string',
            'ImageId': 'string',
            'Progress': 'string',
            'S3ExportLocation': {
                'S3Bucket': 'string',
                'S3Prefix': 'string'
            'Status': 'string',
            'StatusMessage': 'string',
            'Tags': [
                    'Key': 'string',
                    'Value': 'string'
    'NextToken': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • ExportImageTasks (list) –

      Information about the export image tasks.

      • (dict) –

        Describes an export image task.

        • Description (string) –

          A description of the image being exported.

        • ExportImageTaskId (string) –

          The ID of the export image task.

        • ImageId (string) –

          The ID of the image.

        • Progress (string) –

          The percent complete of the export image task.

        • S3ExportLocation (dict) –

          Information about the destination Amazon S3 bucket.

          • S3Bucket (string) –

            The destination Amazon S3 bucket.

          • S3Prefix (string) –

            The prefix (logical hierarchy) in the bucket.

        • Status (string) –

          The status of the export image task. The possible values are active, completed, deleting, and deleted.

        • StatusMessage (string) –

          The status message for the export image task.

        • Tags (list) –

          Any tags assigned to the export image task.

          • (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.

    • NextToken (string) –

      The token to use to get the next page of results. This value is null when there are no more results to return.