ec2dim [GENERAL OPTIONS] [AMI [...]] [-a] [-o OWNER [...]] [-x USER [...]]
Any command option/parameter may be passed a value of '-' to indicate
that values for that option should be read from stdin.
List and describe registered AMIs and AMIs you have launch permissions for.
The AMI parameters, if specified, are the AMIs to describe.
The result set of AMIs described are the intersection of the AMIs specified,
AMIs owned by the owners specified and AMIs with launch permissions as specified
by the executable by options.
-K, --private-key KEY
Specify KEY as the private key to use. Defaults to the value of the
EC2_PRIVATE_KEY environment variable (if set). Overrides the default.
-C, --cert CERT
Specify CERT as the X509 certificate to use. Defaults to the value
of the EC2_CERT environment variable (if set). Overrides the default.
-U, --url URL
Specify URL as the web service URL to use. Defaults to the value of
'https://ec2.amazonaws.com' or to that of the EC2_URL environment
variable (if set). Overrides the default.
Specify REGION as the web service region to use.
This option will override the URL specified by the "-U URL" option
and EC2_URL environment variable.
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Specify a connection timeout TIMEOUT (in seconds).
Specify a request timeout TIMEOUT (in seconds).
Describe all AMIs, public, private or owned, that the user has access to.
-o, --owner OWNER
Only AMIs owned by the users specified are described. OWNER may either be a
user's account id for images owned by that user, 'self' for images owned by
you, or 'amazon' for images owned by Amazon.
-x, --executable-by USER
Only AMIs with launch permissions as specified are described. USER may either
be a user's account id for AMIs owned by you for which the user has explicit
launch permissions, 'self' for AMIs you have explicit launch permissions for,
or 'all' for AMIs with public launch permissions.
-F, --filter FILTER
Add a filter criterion for the result-set.