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Returns the stack instance that's associated with the specified stack set, AWS account, and region.

For a list of stack instances that are associated with a specific stack set, use list-stack-instances .

See also: AWS API Documentation


--stack-set-name <value>
--stack-instance-account <value>
--stack-instance-region <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--stack-set-name (string)

The name or the unique stack ID of the stack set that you want to get stack instance information for.

--stack-instance-account (string)

The ID of an AWS account that's associated with this stack instance.

--stack-instance-region (string)

The name of a region that's associated with this stack instance.

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.


StackInstance -> (structure)

The stack instance that matches the specified request parameters.

StackSetId -> (string)

The name or unique ID of the stack set that the stack instance is associated with.

Region -> (string)

The name of the AWS region that the stack instance is associated with.

Account -> (string)

The name of the AWS account that the stack instance is associated with.

StackId -> (string)

The ID of the stack instance.

Status -> (string)

The status of the stack instance, in terms of its synchronization with its associated stack set.

  • INOPERABLE : A delete-stack-instances operation has failed and left the stack in an unstable state. Stacks in this state are excluded from further update-stack-set operations. You might need to perform a delete-stack-instances operation, with RetainStacks set to true , to delete the stack instance, and then delete the stack manually.
  • OUTDATED : The stack isn't currently up to date with the stack set because:
    • The associated stack failed during a create-stack-set or update-stack-set operation.
    • The stack was part of a create-stack-set or update-stack-set operation that failed or was stopped before the stack was created or updated.
  • CURRENT : The stack is currently up to date with the stack set.

StatusReason -> (string)

The explanation for the specific status code that is assigned to this stack instance.