[ aws . ec2 ]



Describes the specified attribute of the specified Amazon FPGA Image (AFI).

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


[--dry-run | --no-dry-run]
--fpga-image-id <value>
--attribute <value>
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--dry-run | --no-dry-run (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 .

--fpga-image-id (string)

The ID of the AFI.

--attribute (string)

The AFI attribute.

Possible values:

  • description

  • name

  • loadPermission

  • productCodes

--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml (string) Reads arguments from the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, those values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally. This may not be specified along with --cli-input-yaml.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. Similarly, if provided yaml-input it will print a sample input YAML that can be used with --cli-input-yaml. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


To describe the attributes of an Amazon FPGA image

This example describes the load permissions for the specified AFI.


aws ec2 describe-fpga-image-attribute --fpga-image-id afi-0d123e123bfc85abc --attribute loadPermission


  "FpgaImageAttribute": {
      "FpgaImageId": "afi-0d123e123bfc85abc",
      "LoadPermissions": [
              "UserId": "123456789012"


FpgaImageAttribute -> (structure)

Information about the attribute.

FpgaImageId -> (string)

The ID of the AFI.

Name -> (string)

The name of the AFI.

Description -> (string)

The description of the AFI.

LoadPermissions -> (list)

The load permissions.


Describes a load permission.

UserId -> (string)

The AWS account ID.

Group -> (string)

The name of the group.

ProductCodes -> (list)

The product codes.


Describes a product code.

ProductCodeId -> (string)

The product code.

ProductCodeType -> (string)

The type of product code.