Volume / Action / describe_attribute



Describes the specified attribute of the specified volume. You can specify only one attribute at a time.

For more information about EBS volumes, see Amazon EBS volumes in the Amazon EBS User Guide.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = volume.describe_attribute(
  • Attribute (string) –


    The attribute of the volume. This parameter is required.

  • 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.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'AutoEnableIO': {
        'Value': True|False
    'ProductCodes': [
            'ProductCodeId': 'string',
            'ProductCodeType': 'devpay'|'marketplace'
    'VolumeId': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • AutoEnableIO (dict) –

      The state of autoEnableIO attribute.

      • Value (boolean) –

        The attribute value. The valid values are true or false.

    • ProductCodes (list) –

      A list of product codes.

      • (dict) –

        Describes a product code.

        • ProductCodeId (string) –

          The product code.

        • ProductCodeType (string) –

          The type of product code.

    • VolumeId (string) –

      The ID of the volume.