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[ aws . forecast ]



Describes the what-if forecast export created using the CreateWhatIfForecastExport operation.

In addition to listing the properties provided in the CreateWhatIfForecastExport request, this operation lists the following properties:

  • CreationTime
  • LastModificationTime
  • Message - If an error occurred, information about the error.
  • Status

See also: AWS API Documentation


--what-if-forecast-export-arn <value>
[--cli-input-json <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>]


--what-if-forecast-export-arn (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the what-if forecast export that you are interested in.

--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.

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.


WhatIfForecastExportArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the what-if forecast export.

WhatIfForecastExportName -> (string)

The name of the what-if forecast export.

WhatIfForecastArns -> (list)

An array of Amazon Resource Names (ARNs) that represent all of the what-if forecasts exported in this resource.


Destination -> (structure)

The destination for an export job. Provide an S3 path, an Identity and Access Management (IAM) role that allows Amazon Forecast to access the location, and an Key Management Service (KMS) key (optional).

S3Config -> (structure)

The path to an Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) bucket along with the credentials to access the bucket.

Path -> (string)

The path to an Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) bucket or file(s) in an Amazon S3 bucket.

RoleArn -> (string)

The ARN of the Identity and Access Management (IAM) role that Amazon Forecast can assume to access the Amazon S3 bucket or files. If you provide a value for the KMSKeyArn key, the role must allow access to the key.

Passing a role across Amazon Web Services accounts is not allowed. If you pass a role that isn't in your account, you get an InvalidInputException error.

KMSKeyArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of an Key Management Service (KMS) key.

Message -> (string)

If an error occurred, an informational message about the error.

Status -> (string)

The status of the what-if forecast. States include:



The Status of the what-if forecast export must be ACTIVE before you can access the forecast export.

CreationTime -> (timestamp)

When the what-if forecast export was created.

EstimatedTimeRemainingInMinutes -> (long)

The approximate time remaining to complete the what-if forecast export, in minutes.

LastModificationTime -> (timestamp)

The last time the resource was modified. The timestamp depends on the status of the job:

  • CREATE_PENDING - The CreationTime .
  • CREATE_IN_PROGRESS - The current timestamp.
  • CREATE_STOPPING - The current timestamp.
  • CREATE_STOPPED - When the job stopped.
  • ACTIVE or CREATE_FAILED - When the job finished or failed.

Format -> (string)

The format of the exported data, CSV or PARQUET.