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[ aws . ds ]



Obtains information about the trust relationships for this account.

If no input parameters are provided, such as DirectoryId or TrustIds, this request describes all the trust relationships belonging to the account.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

describe-trusts 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: Trusts


[--directory-id <value>]
[--trust-ids <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--page-size <value>]
[--max-items <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--directory-id (string)

The Directory ID of the AWS directory that is a part of the requested trust relationship.

--trust-ids (list)

A list of identifiers of the trust relationships for which to obtain the information. If this member is null, all trust relationships that belong to the current account are returned.

An empty list results in an InvalidParameterException being thrown.



"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.

--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.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


To get details about your trust relationships

The following describe-trusts example displays details about the trust relationships for the specified directory.

aws ds describe-trusts \
   --directory-id d-a1b2c3d4e5


    "Trusts": [
            "DirectoryId": "d-a1b2c3d4e5",
            "TrustId": "t-9a8b7c6d5e",
            "RemoteDomainName": "",
            "TrustType": "Forest",
            "TrustDirection": "Two-Way",
            "TrustState": "Verified",
            "CreatedDateTime": "2017-06-20T18:08:45.614000-07:00",
            "LastUpdatedDateTime": "2019-06-04T10:52:12.410000-07:00",
            "StateLastUpdatedDateTime": "2019-06-04T10:52:12.410000-07:00",
            "SelectiveAuth": "Disabled"


Trusts -> (list)

The list of Trust objects that were retrieved.

It is possible that this list contains less than the number of items specified in the Limit member of the request. This occurs if there are less than the requested number of items left to retrieve, or if the limitations of the operation have been exceeded.


Describes a trust relationship between an AWS Managed Microsoft AD directory and an external domain.

DirectoryId -> (string)

The Directory ID of the AWS directory involved in the trust relationship.

TrustId -> (string)

The unique ID of the trust relationship.

RemoteDomainName -> (string)

The Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) of the external domain involved in the trust relationship.

TrustType -> (string)

The trust relationship type. Forest is the default.

TrustDirection -> (string)

The trust relationship direction.

TrustState -> (string)

The trust relationship state.

CreatedDateTime -> (timestamp)

The date and time that the trust relationship was created.

LastUpdatedDateTime -> (timestamp)

The date and time that the trust relationship was last updated.

StateLastUpdatedDateTime -> (timestamp)

The date and time that the TrustState was last updated.

TrustStateReason -> (string)

The reason for the TrustState.

SelectiveAuth -> (string)

Current state of selective authentication for the trust.

NextToken -> (string)

If not null, more results are available. Pass this value for the NextToken parameter in a subsequent call to DescribeTrusts to retrieve the next set of items.