You can get information about tags associated with your load balancers.

If you exceed the number of identical requests allowed for a configured time period, the Throttling error message is returned.


  • To get information about tags associated with your load balancers, use the describe-tags command following this syntax:

    Request sample
    $ aws elb describe-tags \
        --profile YOUR_PROFILE \
        --load-balancer-names MY_LOAD_BALANCER \
        --endpoint https://lbu.eu-west-2.outscale.com

    This command contains the following attributes that you need to specify:

    • (optional) profile: The named profile you want to use, created when configuring AWS CLI. For more information, see Installing and Configuring AWS CLI.
    • load-balancer-names: The names of one or more load balancers.
    • endpoint: The endpoint corresponding to the Region you want to send the request to.


The describe-tags command returns the following elements:

    • TagDescriptions: Information about one or more tags. This element contains the following information:
      • Tags: Information about one or more tags associated with a load balancer. This element contains the following information:
        • (optional) Value: The value of the tag.
        • key: They key of the tag.
      • LoadBalancerName: The name of the load balancer.
  • Result Sample
     {
      "TagDescriptions": [
          {
              "Tags": [
                  {
                      "Value": "name",
                      "Key": "LB1"
                  }
              ],
              "LoadBalancerName": "MY_LOAD_BALANCER"
          }
      ]
     }


Corresponding API Method


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