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Gets a list of all mitigation actions that match the specified filter criteria.

Requires permission to access the ListMitigationActions action.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

list-mitigation-actions 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: actionIdentifiers


[--action-type <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--page-size <value>]
[--max-items <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--action-type (string)

Specify a value to limit the result to mitigation actions with a specific action type.

Possible values:


--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.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


To list all defined mitigation actions

The following list-mitigation-actions example lists all defined mitigation actions for your AWS account and Region. For each action, the name, ARN, and creation date are listed.

aws iot list-mitigation-actions


    "actionIdentifiers": [
            "actionName": "DeactivateCACertAction",
            "actionArn": "arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:mitigationaction/DeactivateCACertAction",
            "creationDate": "2019-12-10T11:12:47.574000-08:00"
            "actionName": "ResetPolicyVersionAction",
            "actionArn": "arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:mitigationaction/ResetPolicyVersionAction",
            "creationDate": "2019-12-10T11:11:48.920000-08:00"
            "actionName": "PublishFindingToSNSAction",
            "actionArn": "arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:mitigationaction/PublishFindingToSNSAction",
            "creationDate": "2019-12-10T11:10:49.546000-08:00"
            "actionName": "AddThingsToQuarantineGroupAction",
            "actionArn": "arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:mitigationaction/AddThingsToQuarantineGroupAction",
            "creationDate": "2019-12-10T11:09:35.999000-08:00"
            "actionName": "UpdateDeviceCertAction",
            "actionArn": "arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:mitigationaction/UpdateDeviceCertAction",
            "creationDate": "2019-12-10T11:08:44.263000-08:00"
            "actionName": "SampleMitigationAction",
            "actionArn": "arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:mitigationaction/SampleMitigationAction",
            "creationDate": "2019-12-10T11:03:41.840000-08:00"

For more information, see ListMitigationActions (Mitigation Action Commands) in the AWS IoT Developer Guide.


actionIdentifiers -> (list)

A set of actions that matched the specified filter criteria.


Information that identifies a mitigation action. This information is returned by ListMitigationActions.

actionName -> (string)

The friendly name of the mitigation action.

actionArn -> (string)

The IAM role ARN used to apply this mitigation action.

creationDate -> (timestamp)

The date when this mitigation action was created.

nextToken -> (string)

The token for the next set of results.