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[ aws . cloudformation ]

describe-type

Description

Returns detailed information about an extension that has been registered.

If you specify a VersionId , DescribeType returns information about that specific extension version. Otherwise, it returns information about the default extension version.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  describe-type
[--type <value>]
[--type-name <value>]
[--arn <value>]
[--version-id <value>]
[--publisher-id <value>]
[--public-version-number <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--type (string)

The kind of extension.

Conditional: You must specify either TypeName and Type , or Arn .

Possible values:

  • RESOURCE
  • MODULE

--type-name (string)

The name of the extension.

Conditional: You must specify either TypeName and Type , or Arn .

--arn (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the extension.

Conditional: You must specify either TypeName and Type , or Arn .

--version-id (string)

The ID of a specific version of the extension. The version ID is the value at the end of the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) assigned to the extension version when it is registered.

If you specify a VersionId , DescribeType returns information about that specific extension version. Otherwise, it returns information about the default extension version.

--publisher-id (string)

The publisher ID of the extension publisher.

Extensions provided by Amazon are not assigned a publisher ID.

--public-version-number (string)

The version number of a public third-party extension.

--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. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--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.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Examples

To display type information

The following describe-type example displays information for the specified type.

aws cloudformation describe-type \
    --type-name My::Logs::LogGroup \
    --type RESOURCE

Output:

{
    "SourceUrl": "https://github.com/aws-cloudformation/aws-cloudformation-resource-providers-logs.git",
    "Description": "Customized resource derived from AWS::Logs::LogGroup",
    "TimeCreated": "2019-12-03T23:29:33.321Z",
    "Visibility": "PRIVATE",
    "TypeName": "My::Logs::LogGroup",
    "LastUpdated": "2019-12-03T23:29:33.321Z",
    "DeprecatedStatus": "LIVE",
    "ProvisioningType": "FULLY_MUTABLE",
    "Type": "RESOURCE",
    "Arn": "arn:aws:cloudformation:us-west-2:123456789012:type/resource/My-Logs-LogGroup/00000001",
    "Schema": "[details omitted]"
}

For more information, see Using the CloudFormation Registry in the AWS CloudFormation Users Guide.

Output

Arn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the extension.

Type -> (string)

The kind of extension.

TypeName -> (string)

The name of the extension.

If the extension is a public third-party type you have activated with a type name alias, CloudFormation returns the type name alias. For more information, see ActivateType .

DefaultVersionId -> (string)

The ID of the default version of the extension. The default version is used when the extension version is not specified.

This applies only to private extensions you have registered in your account. For public extensions, both those provided by Amazon and published by third parties, CloudFormation returns null . For more information, see RegisterType .

To set the default version of an extension, use `` SetTypeDefaultVersion `` .

IsDefaultVersion -> (boolean)

Whether the specified extension version is set as the default version.

This applies only to private extensions you have registered in your account, and extensions published by Amazon. For public third-party extensions, whether or not they are activated in your account, CloudFormation returns null .

TypeTestsStatus -> (string)

The contract test status of the registered extension version. To return the extension test status of a specifc extension version, you must specify VersionId .

This applies only to registered private extension versions. CloudFormation does not return this information for public extensions, whether or not they are activated in your account.

  • PASSED : The extension has passed all its contract tests. An extension must have a test status of PASSED before it can be published. For more information, see Publishing extensions to make them available for public use in the CloudFormation Command Line Interface User Guide .
  • FAILED : The extension has failed one or more contract tests.
  • IN_PROGRESS : Contract tests are currently being performed on the extension.
  • NOT_TESTED : Contract tests have not been performed on the extension.

TypeTestsStatusDescription -> (string)

The description of the test status. To return the extension test status of a specifc extension version, you must specify VersionId .

This applies only to registered private extension versions. CloudFormation does not return this information for public extensions, whether or not they are activated in your account.

Description -> (string)

The description of the extension.

Schema -> (string)

The schema that defines the extension.

For more information on extension schemas, see Resource Provider Schema in the CloudFormation CLI User Guide .

ProvisioningType -> (string)

For resource type extensions, the provisioning behavior of the resource type. CloudFormation determines the provisioning type during registration, based on the types of handlers in the schema handler package submitted.

Valid values include:

  • FULLY_MUTABLE : The resource type includes an update handler to process updates to the type during stack update operations.
  • IMMUTABLE : The resource type does not include an update handler, so the type cannot be updated and must instead be replaced during stack update operations.
  • NON_PROVISIONABLE : The resource type does not include all of the following handlers, and therefore cannot actually be provisioned.
    • create
    • read
    • delete

DeprecatedStatus -> (string)

The deprecation status of the extension version.

Valid values include:

  • LIVE : The extension is activated or registered and can be used in CloudFormation operations, dependent on its provisioning behavior and visibility scope.
  • DEPRECATED : The extension has been deactivated or deregistered and can no longer be used in CloudFormation operations.

For public third-party extensions, CloudFormation returns null .

LoggingConfig -> (structure)

Contains logging configuration information for private extensions. This applies only to private extensions you have registered in your account. For public extensions, both those provided by Amazon and published by third parties, CloudFormation returns null . For more information, see RegisterType .

LogRoleArn -> (string)

The ARN of the role that CloudFormation should assume when sending log entries to CloudWatch logs.

LogGroupName -> (string)

The Amazon CloudWatch log group to which CloudFormation sends error logging information when invoking the extension's handlers.

RequiredActivatedTypes -> (list)

For extensions that are modules, the public third-party extensions that must be activated in your account in order for the module itself to be activated.

(structure)

For extensions that are modules, a public third-party extension that must be activated in your account in order for the module itself to be activated.

For more information, see Activating public modules for use in your account in the CloudFormation User Guide .

TypeNameAlias -> (string)

An alias assigned to the public extension, in this account and region. If you specify an alias for the extension, CloudFormation treats the alias as the extension type name within this account and region. You must use the alias to refer to the extension in your templates, API calls, and CloudFormation console.

OriginalTypeName -> (string)

The type name of the public extension.

If you specified a TypeNameAlias when enabling the extension in this account and region, CloudFormation treats that alias as the extension's type name within the account and region, not the type name of the public extension. For more information, see Specifying aliases to refer to extensions in the CloudFormation User Guide .

PublisherId -> (string)

The publisher ID of the extension publisher.

SupportedMajorVersions -> (list)

A list of the major versions of the extension type that the macro supports.

(integer)

ExecutionRoleArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the IAM execution role used to register the extension. This applies only to private extensions you have registered in your account. For more information, see RegisterType .

If the registered extension calls any Amazon Web Services APIs, you must create an * IAM execution role * that includes the necessary permissions to call those Amazon Web Services APIs, and provision that execution role in your account. CloudFormation then assumes that execution role to provide your extension with the appropriate credentials.

Visibility -> (string)

The scope at which the extension is visible and usable in CloudFormation operations.

Valid values include:

  • PRIVATE : The extension is only visible and usable within the account in which it is registered. CloudFormation marks any extensions you register as PRIVATE .
  • PUBLIC : The extension is publically visible and usable within any Amazon account.

SourceUrl -> (string)

The URL of the source code for the extension.

DocumentationUrl -> (string)

The URL of a page providing detailed documentation for this extension.

LastUpdated -> (timestamp)

When the specified extension version was registered. This applies only to:

  • Private extensions you have registered in your account. For more information, see RegisterType .
  • Public extensions you have activated in your account with auto-update specified. For more information, see ActivateType .

TimeCreated -> (timestamp)

When the specified private extension version was registered or activated in your account.

ConfigurationSchema -> (string)

A JSON string that represent the current configuration data for the extension in this account and region.

To set the configuration data for an extension, use SetTypeConfiguration . For more information, see Configuring extensions at the account level in the CloudFormation User Guide .

PublisherId -> (string)

The publisher ID of the extension publisher.

This applies only to public third-party extensions. For private registered extensions, and extensions provided by Amazon, CloudFormation returns null .

OriginalTypeName -> (string)

For public extensions that have been activated for this account and region, the type name of the public extension.

If you specified a TypeNameAlias when enabling the extension in this account and region, CloudFormation treats that alias as the extension's type name within the account and region, not the type name of the public extension. For more information, see Specifying aliases to refer to extensions in the CloudFormation User Guide .

OriginalTypeArn -> (string)

For public extensions that have been activated for this account and region, the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the public extension.

PublicVersionNumber -> (string)

The version number of a public third-party extension.

This applies only if you specify a public extension you have activated in your account, or specify a public extension without specifying a version. For all other extensions, CloudFormation returns null .

LatestPublicVersion -> (string)

The latest version of a public extension that is available for use.

This only applies if you specify a public extension, and you do not specify a version. For all other requests, CloudFormation returns null .

IsActivated -> (boolean)

Whether or not the extension is activated in the account and region.

This only applies to public third-party extensions. For all other extensions, CloudFormation returns null .

AutoUpdate -> (boolean)

Whether CloudFormation automatically updates the extension in this account and region when a new minor version is published by the extension publisher. Major versions released by the publisher must be manually updated. For more information, see Activating public extensions for use in your account in the CloudFormation User Guide .