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describe-db-snapshots

Description

Returns information about DB snapshots. This API action supports pagination.

See also: AWS API Documentation

describe-db-snapshots is a paginated operation. Multiple API calls may be issued in order to retrieve the entire data set of results. You can disable pagination by providing the --no-paginate argument. When using --output text and the --query argument on a paginated response, the --query argument must extract data from the results of the following query expressions: DBSnapshots

Synopsis

  describe-db-snapshots
[--db-instance-identifier <value>]
[--db-snapshot-identifier <value>]
[--snapshot-type <value>]
[--filters <value>]
[--include-shared | --no-include-shared]
[--include-public | --no-include-public]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--page-size <value>]
[--max-items <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--db-instance-identifier (string)

The ID of the DB instance to retrieve the list of DB snapshots for. This parameter cannot be used in conjunction with DBSnapshotIdentifier . This parameter is not case-sensitive.

Constraints:

  • Must contain from 1 to 63 alphanumeric characters or hyphens
  • First character must be a letter
  • Cannot end with a hyphen or contain two consecutive hyphens

--db-snapshot-identifier (string)

A specific DB snapshot identifier to describe. This parameter cannot be used in conjunction with DBInstanceIdentifier . This value is stored as a lowercase string.

Constraints:

  • Must be 1 to 255 alphanumeric characters.
  • First character must be a letter.
  • Cannot end with a hyphen or contain two consecutive hyphens.
  • If this identifier is for an automated snapshot, the SnapshotType parameter must also be specified.

--snapshot-type (string)

The type of snapshots to be returned. You can specify one of the following values:

  • automated - Return all DB snapshots that have been automatically taken by Amazon RDS for my AWS account.
  • manual - Return all DB snapshots that have been taken by my AWS account.
  • shared - Return all manual DB snapshots that have been shared to my AWS account.
  • public - Return all DB snapshots that have been marked as public.

If you don't specify a SnapshotType value, then both automated and manual snapshots are returned. Shared and public DB snapshots are not included in the returned results by default. You can include shared snapshots with these results by setting the IncludeShared parameter to true . You can include public snapshots with these results by setting the IncludePublic parameter to true .

The IncludeShared and IncludePublic parameters don't apply for SnapshotType values of manual or automated . The IncludePublic parameter doesn't apply when SnapshotType is set to shared . The IncludeShared parameter doesn't apply when SnapshotType is set to public .

--filters (list)

This parameter is not currently supported.

Shorthand Syntax:

Name=string,Values=string,string ...

JSON Syntax:

[
  {
    "Name": "string",
    "Values": ["string", ...]
  }
  ...
]

--include-shared | --no-include-shared (boolean)

Set this value to true to include shared manual DB snapshots from other AWS accounts that this AWS account has been given permission to copy or restore, otherwise set this value to false . The default is false .

You can give an AWS account permission to restore a manual DB snapshot from another AWS account by using the modify-db-snapshot-attribute API action.

--include-public | --no-include-public (boolean)

Set this value to true to include manual DB snapshots that are public and can be copied or restored by any AWS account, otherwise set this value to false . The default is false .

You can share a manual DB snapshot as public by using the modify-db-snapshot-attribute API.

--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.

--starting-token (string)

A token to specify where to start paginating. This is the NextToken from a previously truncated response.

--page-size (integer)

The size of each page.

--max-items (integer)

The total number of items to return. If the total number of items available is more than the value specified in max-items then a NextToken will be provided in the output that you can use to resume pagination. This NextToken response element should not be used directly outside of the AWS CLI.

--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.

Output

Marker -> (string)

An optional pagination token provided by a previous request. If this parameter is specified, the response includes only records beyond the marker, up to the value specified by MaxRecords .

DBSnapshots -> (list)

A list of DBSnapshot instances.

(structure)

Contains the result of a successful invocation of the following actions:

  • create-db-snapshot
  • delete-db-snapshot

This data type is used as a response element in the describe-db-snapshots action.

DBSnapshotIdentifier -> (string)

Specifies the identifier for the DB snapshot.

DBInstanceIdentifier -> (string)

Specifies the DB instance identifier of the DB instance this DB snapshot was created from.

SnapshotCreateTime -> (timestamp)

Provides the time when the snapshot was taken, in Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).

Engine -> (string)

Specifies the name of the database engine.

AllocatedStorage -> (integer)

Specifies the allocated storage size in gigabytes (GB).

Status -> (string)

Specifies the status of this DB snapshot.

Port -> (integer)

Specifies the port that the database engine was listening on at the time of the snapshot.

AvailabilityZone -> (string)

Specifies the name of the Availability Zone the DB instance was located in at the time of the DB snapshot.

VpcId -> (string)

Provides the VPC ID associated with the DB snapshot.

InstanceCreateTime -> (timestamp)

Specifies the time when the snapshot was taken, in Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).

MasterUsername -> (string)

Provides the master username for the DB snapshot.

EngineVersion -> (string)

Specifies the version of the database engine.

LicenseModel -> (string)

License model information for the restored DB instance.

SnapshotType -> (string)

Provides the type of the DB snapshot.

Iops -> (integer)

Specifies the Provisioned IOPS (I/O operations per second) value of the DB instance at the time of the snapshot.

OptionGroupName -> (string)

Provides the option group name for the DB snapshot.

PercentProgress -> (integer)

The percentage of the estimated data that has been transferred.

SourceRegion -> (string)

The region that the DB snapshot was created in or copied from.

SourceDBSnapshotIdentifier -> (string)

The DB snapshot Arn that the DB snapshot was copied from. It only has value in case of cross customer or cross region copy.

StorageType -> (string)

Specifies the storage type associated with DB snapshot.

TdeCredentialArn -> (string)

The ARN from the key store with which to associate the instance for TDE encryption.

Encrypted -> (boolean)

Specifies whether the DB snapshot is encrypted.

KmsKeyId -> (string)

If Encrypted is true, the KMS key identifier for the encrypted DB snapshot.

DBSnapshotArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for the DB snapshot.

Timezone -> (string)

The time zone of the DB snapshot. In most cases, the Timezone element is empty. Timezone content appears only for snapshots taken from Microsoft SQL Server DB instances that were created with a time zone specified.

IAMDatabaseAuthenticationEnabled -> (boolean)

True if mapping of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) accounts to database accounts is enabled; otherwise false.