Show an image attribute. You can get information about only one attribute per request.


euca-describe-image-attribute [-B, --block-device-mapping][-l,
     --launch-permission][-p, --product-code][--kernel][--ramdisk] image_id


Option Description Required
image_id Unique identifier for the image that you want to retrieve the attributes for Yes
-l, --launch-permission Describes the launch permissions of the image No
-p, --product-code Describes the product code associated with the image No
-B, --block-device-mapping Describes mapping that defines device names to use when exposing virtual devices. No
--kernel Describe the kernel ID the image will be launched with No
--ramdisk Describe the RAM disk ID the image will be launched No with. No
-F, --filter name=value Filter for limiting the results. See the table in the Available Filters section for a list of filters. Use quotation marks if the value has a space ("name=value example"). On a Windows system, use quotation marks even without a space in the value ("name=value"). No

Common Options

Option Description
--show-empty-fields Show empty fields as "(nil)".
--region user@region Region and/or user name to search when looking up config file data. Only valid for EC2 endpoints.
-U,--url url URL of the cloud service to connect to. For administrative commands, this should be <ip_address>:8773/services/Empyrean.
-I,--access-key-id key_id User's access key ID.
-S,--secret-key secret_key User's secret key.
--security-token token User's security token.
--debug Prints what the command sends to the server and what it receives from the server. Use when you're trying to debug Euca2ools.
--debugger Enable interactive debugger on error.
-h,--help Display the manual page for the command.
--version Display the version of this tool.



Example using block device mapping:

euca-describe-image-attribute -B emi-815A395B
blockDeviceMapping  emi-815A395B    blockDeviceMap  /dev/sda1: root
blockDeviceMapping  emi-815A395B    blockDeviceMap  sda2: ephemeral0
blockDeviceMapping  emi-815A395B    blockDeviceMap  sda3: swap
blockDeviceMapping  emi-815A395B    blockDeviceMap  sda1: emi

Example using launch permission:

euca-describe-image-attribute -l emi-815A395B
launchPermission    emi-815A395B    group   all
launchPermission    emi-815A395B    userId  790547641019