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User Guide

First time using the AWS CLI? See the User Guide for help getting started.

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AWS CLI Topic Guide


This is the AWS CLI Topic Guide. It gives access to a set of topics that provide a deeper understanding of the CLI. To access the list of topics from the command line, run aws help topics. To access a specific topic from the command line, run aws help [topicname], where topicname is the name of the topic as it appears in the output from aws help topics.

Available Topics


  • config-vars: Configuration Variables for the AWS CLI
  • return-codes: Describes the various return codes of the AWS CLI


  • s3-config: Advanced configuration for AWS S3 Commands
  • s3-faq: Frequented Asked Questions for Amazon S3 in the AWS CLI