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[ aws . resource-groups ]



Adds the specified resources to the specified group.


You can use this operation with only resource groups that are configured with the following types:

  • AWS::EC2::HostManagement
  • AWS::EC2::CapacityReservationPool

Other resource group type and resource types aren't currently supported by this operation.

Minimum permissions

To run this command, you must have the following permissions:

  • resource-groups:GroupResources

See also: AWS API Documentation


--group <value>
--resource-arns <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>]


--group (string)

The name or the ARN of the resource group to add resources to.

--resource-arns (list)

The list of ARNs of the resources to be added to the group.



"string" "string" ...

--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.


Succeeded -> (list)

A list of ARNs of the resources that this operation successfully added to the group.


Failed -> (list)

A list of ARNs of any resources that this operation failed to add to the group.


A resource that failed to be added to or removed from a group.

ResourceArn -> (string)

The ARN of the resource that failed to be added or removed.

ErrorMessage -> (string)

The error message text associated with the failure.

ErrorCode -> (string)

The error code associated with the failure.

Pending -> (list)

A list of ARNs of any resources that this operation is still in the process adding to the group. These pending additions continue asynchronously. You can check the status of pending additions by using the `` ListGroupResources `` operation, and checking the Resources array in the response and the Status field of each object in that array.


A structure that identifies a resource that is currently pending addition to the group as a member. Adding a resource to a resource group happens asynchronously as a background task and this one isn't completed yet.

ResourceArn -> (string)

The Amazon resource name (ARN) of the resource that's in a pending state.