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[ aws . dlm ]



Gets summary information about all or the specified data lifecycle policies.

To get complete information about a policy, use GetLifecyclePolicy .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


[--policy-ids <value>]
[--state <value>]
[--resource-types <value>]
[--target-tags <value>]
[--tags-to-add <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--policy-ids (list)

The identifiers of the data lifecycle policies.



"string" "string" ...

--state (string)

The activation state.

Possible values:


--resource-types (list)

The resource type.



"string" "string" ...

Where valid values are:

--target-tags (list)

The target tag for a policy.

Tags are strings in the format key=value .



"string" "string" ...

--tags-to-add (list)

The tags to add to objects created by the policy.

Tags are strings in the format key=value .

These user-defined tags are added in addition to the Amazon Web Services-added lifecycle tags.



"string" "string" ...

--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.



To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal's quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

To get a summary of your lifecycle policies

The following get-lifecycle-policies example lists all of your lifecycle policies.

aws dlm get-lifecycle-policies


    "Policies": [
            "PolicyId": "policy-0123456789abcdef0",
            "Description": "My first policy",
            "State": "ENABLED"


Policies -> (list)

Summary information about the lifecycle policies.


Summary information about a lifecycle policy.

PolicyId -> (string)

The identifier of the lifecycle policy.

Description -> (string)

The description of the lifecycle policy.

State -> (string)

The activation state of the lifecycle policy.

Tags -> (map)

The tags.

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

PolicyType -> (string)

The type of policy. EBS_SNAPSHOT_MANAGEMENT indicates that the policy manages the lifecycle of Amazon EBS snapshots. IMAGE_MANAGEMENT indicates that the policy manages the lifecycle of EBS-backed AMIs.