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[ aws . iot-data ]

publish

Description

Publishes an MQTT message.

Requires permission to access the Publish action.

For more information about MQTT messages, see MQTT Protocol in the IoT Developer Guide.

For more information about messaging costs, see Amazon Web Services IoT Core pricing - Messaging .

See also: AWS API Documentation

Note

For production code it is strongly recommended to use the custom endpoint for your account (retrievable via the iot describe-endpoint command) to ensure best availability and reachability of the service. The default endpoints (intended for testing purposes only) can be found at https://docs.aws.amazon.com/general/latest/gr/iot-core.html#iot-core-data-plane-endpoints

Synopsis

  publish
--topic <value>
[--qos <value>]
[--retain | --no-retain]
[--payload <value>]
[--user-properties <value>]
[--payload-format-indicator <value>]
[--content-type <value>]
[--response-topic <value>]
[--correlation-data <value>]
[--message-expiry <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--debug]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--no-verify-ssl]
[--no-paginate]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--no-sign-request]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]

Options

--topic (string)

The name of the MQTT topic.

--qos (integer)

The Quality of Service (QoS) level. The default QoS level is 0.

--retain | --no-retain (boolean)

A Boolean value that determines whether to set the RETAIN flag when the message is published.

Setting the RETAIN flag causes the message to be retained and sent to new subscribers to the topic.

Valid values: true | false

Default value: false

--payload (blob)

The message body. MQTT accepts text, binary, and empty (null) message payloads.

Publishing an empty (null) payload with retain = true deletes the retained message identified by topic from Amazon Web Services IoT Core.

--user-properties (JSON)

A JSON string that contains an array of JSON objects. If you don’t use Amazon Web Services SDK or CLI, you must encode the JSON string to base64 format before adding it to the HTTP header. userProperties is an HTTP header value in the API.

The following example userProperties parameter is a JSON string which represents two User Properties. Note that it needs to be base64-encoded:

[{"deviceName": "alpha"}, {"deviceCnt": "45"}]

--payload-format-indicator (string)

An Enum string value that indicates whether the payload is formatted as UTF-8. payloadFormatIndicator is an HTTP header value in the API.

Possible values:

  • UNSPECIFIED_BYTES
  • UTF8_DATA

--content-type (string)

A UTF-8 encoded string that describes the content of the publishing message.

--response-topic (string)

A UTF-8 encoded string that's used as the topic name for a response message. The response topic is used to describe the topic which the receiver should publish to as part of the request-response flow. The topic must not contain wildcard characters.

--correlation-data (string)

The base64-encoded binary data used by the sender of the request message to identify which request the response message is for when it's received. correlationData is an HTTP header value in the API.

--message-expiry (long)

A user-defined integer value that represents the message expiry interval in seconds. If absent, the message doesn't expire. For more information about the limits of messageExpiry , see Amazon Web Services IoT Core message broker and protocol limits and quotas from the Amazon Web Services Reference Guide.

--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.

Output

None