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Returns the indexing status for one or more documents submitted with the BatchPutDocument API.

When you use the BatchPutDocument API, documents are indexed asynchronously. You can use the BatchGetDocumentStatus API to get the current status of a list of documents so that you can determine if they have been successfully indexed.

You can also use the BatchGetDocumentStatus API to check the status of the BatchDeleteDocument API. When a document is deleted from the index, Amazon Kendra returns NOT_FOUND as the status.

See also: AWS API Documentation


--index-id <value>
--document-info-list <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>]


--index-id (string)

The identifier of the index to add documents to. The index ID is returned by the CreateIndex API.

--document-info-list (list)

A list of DocumentInfo objects that identify the documents for which to get the status. You identify the documents by their document ID and optional attributes.


Identifies a document for which to retrieve status information

DocumentId -> (string)

The identifier of the document.

Attributes -> (list)

Attributes that identify a specific version of a document to check.

The only valid attributes are:

  • version
  • datasourceId
  • jobExecutionId

The attributes follow these rules:

  • dataSourceId and jobExecutionId must be used together.
  • version is ignored if dataSourceId and jobExecutionId are not provided.
  • If dataSourceId and jobExecutionId are provided, but version is not, the version defaults to "0".


A document attribute or metadata field. To create custom document attributes, see Custom attributes .

Key -> (string)

The identifier for the attribute.

Value -> (structure)

The value of the attribute.

StringValue -> (string)

A string, such as "department".

StringListValue -> (list)

A list of strings. The default maximum length or number of strings is 10.


LongValue -> (long)

A long integer value.

DateValue -> (timestamp)

A date expressed as an ISO 8601 string.

It is important for the time zone to be included in the ISO 8601 date-time format. For example, 2012-03-25T12:30:10+01:00 is the ISO 8601 date-time format for March 25th 2012 at 12:30PM (plus 10 seconds) in Central European Time.

JSON Syntax:

    "DocumentId": "string",
    "Attributes": [
        "Key": "string",
        "Value": {
          "StringValue": "string",
          "StringListValue": ["string", ...],
          "LongValue": long,
          "DateValue": timestamp

--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.


Errors -> (list)

A list of documents that Amazon Kendra couldn't get the status for. The list includes the ID of the document and the reason that the status couldn't be found.


Provides a response when the status of a document could not be retrieved.

DocumentId -> (string)

The identifier of the document whose status could not be retrieved.

ErrorCode -> (string)

Indicates the source of the error.

ErrorMessage -> (string)

States that the API could not get the status of a document. This could be because the request is not valid or there is a system error.

DocumentStatusList -> (list)

The status of documents. The status indicates if the document is waiting to be indexed, is in the process of indexing, has completed indexing, or failed indexing. If a document failed indexing, the status provides the reason why.


Provides information about the status of documents submitted for indexing.

DocumentId -> (string)

The identifier of the document.

DocumentStatus -> (string)

The current status of a document.

If the document was submitted for deletion, the status is NOT_FOUND after the document is deleted.

FailureCode -> (string)

Indicates the source of the error.

FailureReason -> (string)

Provides detailed information about why the document couldn't be indexed. Use this information to correct the error before you resubmit the document for indexing.