List of Amazon SWF Commands by Category
This section lists the reference topics for Amazon SWF commands in the AWS CLI. The commands here are listed by functional category.
For an alphabetic list of commands, see the Amazon SWF section of the AWS Command Line Interface Reference, or use the following command.
aws swf help
To get help for a particular command, use the
help directive after the command
name. The following shows an example.
aws swf register-domain help
Commands Related to Activities
Activity workers use
poll-for-activity-task to get new activity tasks. After
a worker receives an activity task from Amazon SWF, it performs the task and responds using
respond-activity-task-completed if successful or
respond-activity-task-failed if unsuccessful.
The following are commands that are performed by activity workers.
Commands Related to Deciders
poll-for-decision-task to get decision tasks. After a decider
receives a decision task from Amazon SWF, it examines its workflow execution history and decides
what to do next. It calls
respond-decision-task-completed to complete the
decision task and provides zero or more next decisions.
The following are commands that are performed by deciders.
Commands Related to Workflow Executions
The following commands operate on a workflow execution.
Commands Related to Administration
Although you can perform administrative tasks from the Amazon SWF console, you can use the commands in this section to automate functions or build your own administrative tools.
For more information and examples of these domain management commands, see Working with Amazon SWF Domains Using the AWS Command Line Interface.
Workflow Execution Management
Although you can perform visibility actions from the Amazon SWF console, you can use the commands in this section to build your own console or administrative tools.
Workflow Execution Visibility
For more information and examples of these domain visibility commands, see Working with Amazon SWF Domains Using the AWS Command Line Interface.