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describe-event-categories

Description

Displays a list of categories for all event source types, or, if specified, for a specified source type.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  describe-event-categories
[--source-type <value>]
[--filters <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--source-type (string)

The type of source that is generating the events.

Valid values: db-instance , db-parameter-group , db-security-group , db-snapshot

--filters (list)

This parameter is not currently supported.

Shorthand Syntax:

Name=string,Values=string,string ...

JSON Syntax:

[
  {
    "Name": "string",
    "Values": ["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.

Examples

To describe all Amazon DocumentDB event categories

The following describe-event-categories example lists all categories for the Amazon DocumentDB event source type db-instance.

aws docdb describe-event-categories \
    --source-type db-cluster

Output:

{
    "EventCategoriesMapList": [
        {
            "SourceType": "db-cluster",
            "EventCategories": [
                "failover",
                "maintenance",
                "notification",
                "failure"
            ]
        }
    ]
}

For more information, see Viewing Event Categories in the Amazon DocumentDB Developer Guide.

Output

EventCategoriesMapList -> (list)

A list of event category maps.

(structure)

An event source type, accompanied by one or more event category names.

SourceType -> (string)

The source type that the returned categories belong to.

EventCategories -> (list)

The event categories for the specified source type.

(string)