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[ aws . lakeformation ]

start-transaction

Description

Starts a new transaction and returns its transaction ID. Transaction IDs are opaque objects that you can use to identify a transaction.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  start-transaction
[--transaction-type <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--transaction-type (string)

Indicates whether this transaction should be read only or read and write. Writes made using a read-only transaction ID will be rejected. Read-only transactions do not need to be committed.

Possible values:

  • READ_AND_WRITE
  • READ_ONLY

--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.

Output

TransactionId -> (string)

An opaque identifier for the transaction.