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Describes the permissions for a Systems Manager document. If you created the document, you are the owner. If a document is shared, it can either be shared privately (by specifying a user's AWS account ID) or publicly (All ).

See also: AWS API Documentation


--name <value>
--permission-type <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--name (string)

The name of the document for which you are the owner.

--permission-type (string)

The permission type for the document. The permission type can be Share .

Possible values:

  • Share

--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.


To get the permissions of a document

This example lists all the versions for a document.


aws ssm describe-document-permission --name "RunShellScript" --permission-type "Share"


  "AccountIds": [


AccountIds -> (list)

The account IDs that have permission to use this document. The ID can be either an AWS account or All .