Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud Developer Guide DescribeImages <userId>495219933132</userId> Sample Request - Product Codes xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2007-03-01"> <imageId>ami-61a54008</imageId> /> Sample Response - Product Codes xm- lns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2007-03-01"> <imageId>ami-61a54008</imageId> <productCode>774F4FF8</productCode> Related Operations • DescribeImages • ModifyImageAttribute • ResetImageAttribute DescribeImages The DescribeImages operation returns information about AMIs available for use by the user. This includes both public AMIs (those available for any user to launch) and private AMIs (those owned by the user making the request and those owned by other users that the user making the request has explicit launch permissions for). The list of AMIs returned can be modified through optional lists of AMI IDs, owners or users with launch permissions. If all three optional lists are empty all AMIs the user has launch permissions for are returned. Launch permissions fall into three categories: Launch Permis- Description sion public The all group has launch permissions for the AMI. All users have launch per- missions for these AMIs. explicit The owner of the AMI granted launch permissions to a specific user. for the AMI. implicit A user has implicit launch permissions for all AMIs he or she owns. If one or more of the lists are specified the result set is the intersection of AMIs matching the criteria of the indivdual lists. API Version 2007-03-01 67
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