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Returns information about Neptune global database clusters. This API supports pagination.

See also: AWS API Documentation

describe-global-clusters 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: GlobalClusters


[--global-cluster-identifier <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--page-size <value>]
[--max-items <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>]


--global-cluster-identifier (string)

The user-supplied DB cluster identifier. If this parameter is specified, only information about the specified DB cluster is returned. This parameter is not case-sensitive.

Constraints: If supplied, must match an existing DB cluster identifier.

--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.

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.


Marker -> (string)

A pagination token. If this parameter is returned in the response, more records are available, which can be retrieved by one or more additional calls to DescribeGlobalClusters .

GlobalClusters -> (list)

The list of global clusters and instances returned by this request.


Contains the details of an Amazon Neptune global database.

This data type is used as a response element for the CreateGlobalCluster , DescribeGlobalClusters , ModifyGlobalCluster , DeleteGlobalCluster , FailoverGlobalCluster , and RemoveFromGlobalCluster actions.

GlobalClusterIdentifier -> (string)

Contains a user-supplied global database cluster identifier. This identifier is the unique key that identifies a global database.

GlobalClusterResourceId -> (string)

An immutable identifier for the global database that is unique within in all regions. This identifier is found in CloudTrail log entries whenever the KMS key for the DB cluster is accessed.

GlobalClusterArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for the global database.

Status -> (string)

Specifies the current state of this global database.

Engine -> (string)

The Neptune database engine used by the global database ("neptune" ).

EngineVersion -> (string)

The Neptune engine version used by the global database.

StorageEncrypted -> (boolean)

The storage encryption setting for the global database.

DeletionProtection -> (boolean)

The deletion protection setting for the global database.

GlobalClusterMembers -> (list)

A list of cluster ARNs and instance ARNs for all the DB clusters that are part of the global database.


A data structure with information about any primary and secondary clusters associated with an Neptune global database.

DBClusterArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for each Neptune cluster.

Readers -> (list)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for each read-only secondary cluster associated with the Neptune global database.


IsWriter -> (boolean)

Specifies whether the Neptune cluster is the primary cluster (that is, has read-write capability) for the Neptune global database with which it is associated.