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[ aws . redshift ]



Starts logging information, such as queries and connection attempts, for the specified Amazon Redshift cluster.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--cluster-identifier <value>
--bucket-name <value>
[--s3-key-prefix <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--cluster-identifier (string)

The identifier of the cluster on which logging is to be started.

Example: examplecluster

--bucket-name (string)

The name of an existing S3 bucket where the log files are to be stored.


  • Must be in the same region as the cluster
  • The cluster must have read bucket and put object permissions

--s3-key-prefix (string)

The prefix applied to the log file names.


  • Cannot exceed 512 characters
  • Cannot contain spaces( ), double quotes ("), single quotes ('), a backslash (), or control characters. The hexadecimal codes for invalid characters are:
    • x00 to x20
    • x22
    • x27
    • x5c
    • x7f or larger

--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.


LoggingEnabled -> (boolean)

true if logging is on, false if logging is off.

BucketName -> (string)

The name of the S3 bucket where the log files are stored.

S3KeyPrefix -> (string)

The prefix applied to the log file names.

LastSuccessfulDeliveryTime -> (timestamp)

The last time that logs were delivered.

LastFailureTime -> (timestamp)

The last time when logs failed to be delivered.

LastFailureMessage -> (string)

The message indicating that logs failed to be delivered.