runway.cfngin.lookups.handlers.ami module

AMI lookup.

exception runway.cfngin.lookups.handlers.ami.ImageNotFound(search_string)[source]

Bases: Exception

Image not found.

Instantiate class.

class runway.cfngin.lookups.handlers.ami.AmiLookup[source]

Bases: runway.lookups.handlers.base.LookupHandler

AMI lookup.

classmethod handle(value, context=None, provider=None, **kwargs)[source]

Fetch the most recent AMI Id using a filter.


Looked up value.

Return type



The above fetches the most recent AMI where owner is self account or amazon and the ami name matches the regex described, the architecture will be either x64 or i386

You can also optionally specify the region in which to perform the AMI lookup.

Valid arguments:

owners (comma delimited) REQUIRED ONCE:

aws_account_id | amazon | self

name_regex (a regex) REQUIRED ONCE:

e.g. my-ubuntu-server-[0-9]+

executable_users (comma delimited) OPTIONAL ONCE:

aws_account_id | amazon | self

Any other arguments specified are sent as filters to the aws api For example, architecture:x86_64 will add a filter