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Returns details for a public registry.

See also: AWS API Documentation

describe-registries 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: registries


[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--page-size <value>]
[--max-items <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]


--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.


registries -> (list)

An object that contains the details for a public registry.


The details of a public registry.

registryId -> (string)

The Amazon Web Services account ID that's associated with the registry. If you do not specify a registry, the default public registry is assumed.

registryArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the public registry.

registryUri -> (string)

The URI of a public registry. The URI contains a universal prefix and the registry alias.

verified -> (boolean)

Indicates whether the account is a verified Amazon Web Services Marketplace vendor. If an account is verified, each public repository receives a verified account badge on the Amazon ECR Public Gallery.

aliases -> (list)

An array of objects that represents the aliases for a public registry.


An object representing the aliases for a public registry. A public registry is given an alias when it's created. However, a custom alias can be set using the Amazon ECR console. For more information, see Registries in the Amazon Elastic Container Registry User Guide .

name -> (string)

The name of the registry alias.

status -> (string)

The status of the registry alias.

primaryRegistryAlias -> (boolean)

Indicates whether the registry alias is the primary alias for the registry. If true, the alias is the primary registry alias and is displayed in both the repository URL and the image URI used in the docker pull commands on the Amazon ECR Public Gallery.


A registry alias that isn't the primary registry alias can be used in the repository URI in a docker pull command.

defaultRegistryAlias -> (boolean)

Indicates whether the registry alias is the default alias for the registry. When the first public repository is created, your public registry is assigned a default registry alias.

nextToken -> (string)

The nextToken value to include in a future DescribeRepositories request. If the results of a DescribeRepositories request exceed maxResults , you can use this value to retrieve the next page of results. If there are no more results, this value is null .