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[ aws . logs ]

create-export-task

Description

Creates an export task, which allows you to efficiently export data from a log group to an Amazon S3 bucket. When you perform a CreateExportTask operation, you must use credentials that have permission to write to the S3 bucket that you specify as the destination.

Warning

Exporting log data to Amazon S3 buckets that are encrypted by KMS is not supported. Exporting log data to Amazon S3 buckets that have S3 Object Lock enabled with a retention period is not supported.

Exporting to S3 buckets that are encrypted with AES-256 is supported.

This is an asynchronous call. If all the required information is provided, this operation initiates an export task and responds with the ID of the task. After the task has started, you can use DescribeExportTasks to get the status of the export task. Each account can only have one active (RUNNING or PENDING ) export task at a time. To cancel an export task, use CancelExportTask .

You can export logs from multiple log groups or multiple time ranges to the same S3 bucket. To separate out log data for each export task, you can specify a prefix to be used as the Amazon S3 key prefix for all exported objects.

Note

Time-based sorting on chunks of log data inside an exported file is not guaranteed. You can sort the exported log fild data by using Linux utilities.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Synopsis

  create-export-task
[--task-name <value>]
--log-group-name <value>
[--log-stream-name-prefix <value>]
--from <value>
--to <value>
--destination <value>
[--destination-prefix <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

--task-name (string)

The name of the export task.

--log-group-name (string)

The name of the log group.

--log-stream-name-prefix (string)

Export only log streams that match the provided prefix. If you don't specify a value, no prefix filter is applied.

--from (long)

The start time of the range for the request, expressed as the number of milliseconds after Jan 1, 1970 00:00:00 UTC. Events with a timestamp earlier than this time are not exported.

--to (long)

The end time of the range for the request, expressed as the number of milliseconds after Jan 1, 1970 00:00:00 UTC. Events with a timestamp later than this time are not exported.

--destination (string)

The name of S3 bucket for the exported log data. The bucket must be in the same Amazon Web Services region.

--destination-prefix (string)

The prefix used as the start of the key for every object exported. If you don't specify a value, the default is exportedlogs .

--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

taskId -> (string)

The ID of the export task.