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[ aws . inspector ]



Creates a resource group using the specified set of tags (key and value pairs) that are used to select the EC2 instances to be included in an Amazon Inspector assessment target. The created resource group is then used to create an Amazon Inspector assessment target. For more information, see CreateAssessmentTarget .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--resource-group-tags <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--resource-group-tags (list)

A collection of keys and an array of possible values, '[{"key":"key1","values":["Value1","Value2"]},{"key":"Key2","values":["Value3"]}]'.

For example,'[{"key":"Name","values":["TestEC2Instance"]}]'.

Shorthand Syntax:

key=string,value=string ...

JSON Syntax:

    "key": "string",
    "value": "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.

--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 resource group

The following create-resource-group command creates a resource group using the tag key of Name and value of example:

aws inspector create-resource-group --resource-group-tags key=Name,value=example


   "resourceGroupArn": "arn:aws:inspector:us-west-2:123456789012:resourcegroup/0-AB6DMKnv"

For more information, see Amazon Inspector Assessment Targets in the Amazon Inspector guide.


resourceGroupArn -> (string)

The ARN that specifies the resource group that is created.