» Data Source: aws_ebs_snapshot

Use this data source to get information about an EBS Snapshot for use when provisioning EBS Volumes

» Example Usage

data "aws_ebs_snapshot" "ebs_volume" {
  most_recent = true
  owners      = ["self"]

  filter {
    name   = "volume-size"
    values = ["40"]

  filter {
    name   = "tag:Name"
    values = ["Example"]

» Argument Reference

The following arguments are supported:

  • most_recent - (Optional) If more than one result is returned, use the most recent snapshot.

  • owners - (Optional) Returns the snapshots owned by the specified owner id. Multiple owners can be specified.

  • snapshot_ids - (Optional) Returns information on a specific snapshot_id.

  • restorable_by_user_ids - (Optional) One or more AWS accounts IDs that can create volumes from the snapshot.

  • filter - (Optional) One or more name/value pairs to filter off of. There are several valid keys, for a full reference, check out describe-snapshots in the AWS CLI reference.

» Attributes Reference

In addition to all arguments above, the following attributes are exported:

  • id - The snapshot ID (e.g. snap-59fcb34e).
  • snapshot_id - The snapshot ID (e.g. snap-59fcb34e).
  • description - A description for the snapshot
  • owner_id - The AWS account ID of the EBS snapshot owner.
  • owner_alias - Value from an Amazon-maintained list (amazon, aws-marketplace, microsoft) of snapshot owners.
  • volume_id - The volume ID (e.g. vol-59fcb34e).
  • encrypted - Whether the snapshot is encrypted.
  • volume_size - The size of the drive in GiBs.
  • kms_key_id - The ARN for the KMS encryption key.
  • data_encryption_key_id - The data encryption key identifier for the snapshot.
  • state - The snapshot state.
  • tags - A mapping of tags for the resource.