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[ aws . guardduty ]



Creates a publishing destination to export findings to. The resource to export findings to must exist before you use this operation.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--detector-id <value>
--destination-type <value>
--destination-properties <value>
[--client-token <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--detector-id (string)

The ID of the GuardDuty detector associated with the publishing destination.

--destination-type (string)

The type of resource for the publishing destination. Currently only Amazon S3 buckets are supported.

Possible values:

  • S3

--destination-properties (structure)

The properties of the publishing destination, including the ARNs for the destination and the KMS key used for encryption.

DestinationArn -> (string)

The ARN of the resource to publish to.

KmsKeyArn -> (string)

The ARN of the KMS key to use for encryption.

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

  "DestinationArn": "string",
  "KmsKeyArn": "string"

--client-token (string)

The idempotency token for the request.

--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.


To create a publishing destination to export GuardDuty findings in the current region to.

This example shows how to create a publishing destination for GuardDuty findings.

aws guardduty create-publishing-destination \
    --detector-id b6b992d6d2f48e64bc59180bfexample \
    --destination-type S3 \
    --destination-properties DestinationArn=arn:aws:s3:::yourbucket,KmsKeyArn=arn:aws:kms:us-west-1:111122223333:key/84cee9c5-dea1-401a-ab6d-e1de7example


    "DestinationId": "46b99823849e1bbc242dfbe3cexample"

For more information, see Exporting findings in the GuardDuty User Guide.


DestinationId -> (string)

The ID of the publishing destination that is created.