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describe-events

Description

Returns events related to instances, security groups, snapshots, and DB parameter groups for the past 14 days. You can obtain events specific to a particular DB instance, security group, snapshot, or parameter group by providing the name as a parameter. By default, the events of the past hour are returned.

See also: AWS API Documentation

describe-events is a paginated operation. Multiple API calls may be issued in order to retrieve the entire data set of results. You can disable pagination by providing the --no-paginate argument. When using --output text and the --query argument on a paginated response, the --query argument must extract data from the results of the following query expressions: Events

Synopsis

  describe-events
[--source-identifier <value>]
[--source-type <value>]
[--start-time <value>]
[--end-time <value>]
[--duration <value>]
[--event-categories <value>]
[--filters <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--page-size <value>]
[--max-items <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--debug]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--no-verify-ssl]
[--no-paginate]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--no-sign-request]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]

Options

--source-identifier (string)

The identifier of the event source for which events are returned. If not specified, then all sources are included in the response.

Constraints:

  • If SourceIdentifier is provided, SourceType must also be provided.
  • If the source type is DBInstance , a DBInstanceIdentifier must be provided.
  • If the source type is DBSecurityGroup , a DBSecurityGroupName must be provided.
  • If the source type is DBParameterGroup , a DBParameterGroupName must be provided.
  • If the source type is DBSnapshot , a DBSnapshotIdentifier must be provided.
  • Cannot end with a hyphen or contain two consecutive hyphens.

--source-type (string)

The event source to retrieve events for. If no value is specified, all events are returned.

Possible values:

  • db-instance
  • db-parameter-group
  • db-security-group
  • db-snapshot
  • db-cluster
  • db-cluster-snapshot

--start-time (timestamp)

The beginning of the time interval to retrieve events for, specified in ISO 8601 format.

Example: 2009-07-08T18:00Z

--end-time (timestamp)

The end of the time interval for which to retrieve events, specified in ISO 8601 format.

Example: 2009-07-08T18:00Z

--duration (integer)

The number of minutes to retrieve events for.

Default: 60

--event-categories (list)

A list of event categories that trigger notifications for an event notification subscription.

(string)

Syntax:

"string" "string" ...

--filters (list)

This parameter is not currently supported.

(structure)

A named set of filter values, used to return a more specific list of results. You can use a filter to match a set of resources by specific criteria, such as IDs.

Wildcards are not supported in filters.

Name -> (string)

The name of the filter. Filter names are case sensitive.

Values -> (list)

One or more filter values. Filter values are case sensitive.

(string)

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.

--starting-token (string)

A token to specify where to start paginating. This is the NextToken from a previously truncated response.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--page-size (integer)

The size of each page to get in the AWS service call. This does not affect the number of items returned in the command's output. Setting a smaller page size results in more calls to the AWS service, retrieving fewer items in each call. This can help prevent the AWS service calls from timing out.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--max-items (integer)

The total number of items to return in the command's output. If the total number of items available is more than the value specified, a NextToken is provided in the command's output. To resume pagination, provide the NextToken value in the starting-token argument of a subsequent command. Do not use the NextToken response element directly outside of the AWS CLI.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--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.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

Examples

Note

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 list Amazon DocumentDB events

The following describe-events example list all the Amazon DocumentDB events for the last 24 hours (1440 minutes).

aws docdb describe-events \
    --duration 1440

This command produces no output. Output:

{
    "Events": [
        {
            "EventCategories": [
                "failover"
            ],
            "Message": "Started cross AZ failover to DB instance: sample-cluster",
            "Date": "2019-03-18T21:36:29.807Z",
            "SourceArn": "arn:aws:rds:us-west-2:123456789012:cluster:sample-cluster",
            "SourceIdentifier": "sample-cluster",
            "SourceType": "db-cluster"
        },
        {
            "EventCategories": [
                "availability"
            ],
            "Message": "DB instance restarted",
            "Date": "2019-03-18T21:36:40.793Z",
            "SourceArn": "arn:aws:rds:us-west-2:123456789012:db:sample-cluster",
            "SourceIdentifier": "sample-cluster",
            "SourceType": "db-instance"
        },
        {
            "EventCategories": [],
            "Message": "A new writer was promoted. Restarting database as a reader.",
            "Date": "2019-03-18T21:36:43.873Z",
            "SourceArn": "arn:aws:rds:us-west-2:123456789012:db:sample-cluster2",
            "SourceIdentifier": "sample-cluster2",
            "SourceType": "db-instance"
        },
        {
            "EventCategories": [
                "availability"
            ],
            "Message": "DB instance restarted",
            "Date": "2019-03-18T21:36:51.257Z",
            "SourceArn": "arn:aws:rds:us-west-2:123456789012:db:sample-cluster2",
            "SourceIdentifier": "sample-cluster2",
            "SourceType": "db-instance"
        },
        {
            "EventCategories": [
                "failover"
            ],
            "Message": "Completed failover to DB instance: sample-cluster",
            "Date": "2019-03-18T21:36:53.462Z",
            "SourceArn": "arn:aws:rds:us-west-2:123456789012:cluster:sample-cluster",
            "SourceIdentifier": "sample-cluster",
            "SourceType": "db-cluster"
        },
        {
            "Date": "2019-03-19T16:51:48.847Z",
            "EventCategories": [
                "configuration change"
            ],
            "Message": "Updated parameter audit_logs to enabled with apply method pending-reboot",
            "SourceIdentifier": "custom3-6-param-grp",
            "SourceType": "db-parameter-group"
        },
        {
            "EventCategories": [
                "configuration change"
            ],
            "Message": "Applying modification to database instance class",
            "Date": "2019-03-19T17:55:20.095Z",
            "SourceArn": "arn:aws:rds:us-west-2:123456789012:db:sample-cluster2",
            "SourceIdentifier": "sample-cluster2",
            "SourceType": "db-instance"
        },
        {
            "EventCategories": [
                "availability"
            ],
            "Message": "DB instance shutdown",
            "Date": "2019-03-19T17:56:31.127Z",
            "SourceArn": "arn:aws:rds:us-west-2:123456789012:db:sample-cluster2",
            "SourceIdentifier": "sample-cluster2",
            "SourceType": "db-instance"
        },
        {
            "EventCategories": [
                "configuration change"
            ],
            "Message": "Finished applying modification to DB instance class",
            "Date": "2019-03-19T18:00:45.822Z",
            "SourceArn": "arn:aws:rds:us-west-2:123456789012:db:sample-cluster2",
            "SourceIdentifier": "sample-cluster2",
            "SourceType": "db-instance"
        },
        {
            "EventCategories": [
                "availability"
            ],
            "Message": "DB instance restarted",
            "Date": "2019-03-19T18:00:53.397Z",
            "SourceArn": "arn:aws:rds:us-west-2:123456789012:db:sample-cluster2",
            "SourceIdentifier": "sample-cluster2",
            "SourceType": "db-instance"
        },
        {
            "EventCategories": [
                "availability"
            ],
            "Message": "DB instance shutdown",
            "Date": "2019-03-19T18:23:36.045Z",
            "SourceArn": "arn:aws:rds:us-west-2:123456789012:db:sample-cluster2",
            "SourceIdentifier": "sample-cluster2",
            "SourceType": "db-instance"
        },
        {
            "EventCategories": [
                "availability"
            ],
            "Message": "DB instance restarted",
            "Date": "2019-03-19T18:23:46.209Z",
            "SourceArn": "arn:aws:rds:us-west-2:123456789012:db:sample-cluster2",
            "SourceIdentifier": "sample-cluster2",
            "SourceType": "db-instance"
        },
        {
            "Date": "2019-03-19T18:39:05.822Z",
            "EventCategories": [
                "configuration change"
            ],
            "Message": "Updated parameter ttl_monitor to enabled with apply method immediate",
            "SourceIdentifier": "custom3-6-param-grp",
            "SourceType": "db-parameter-group"
        },
        {
            "Date": "2019-03-19T18:39:48.067Z",
            "EventCategories": [
                "configuration change"
            ],
            "Message": "Updated parameter audit_logs to disabled with apply method immediate",
            "SourceIdentifier": "custom3-6-param-grp",
            "SourceType": "db-parameter-group"
        }
    ]
}

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

Output

Marker -> (string)

An optional pagination token provided by a previous request. If this parameter is specified, the response includes only records beyond the marker, up to the value specified by MaxRecords .

Events -> (list)

Detailed information about one or more events.

(structure)

Detailed information about an event.

SourceIdentifier -> (string)

Provides the identifier for the source of the event.

SourceType -> (string)

Specifies the source type for this event.

Message -> (string)

Provides the text of this event.

EventCategories -> (list)

Specifies the category for the event.

(string)

Date -> (timestamp)

Specifies the date and time of the event.

SourceArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for the event.