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[ aws . secretsmanager ]



Lists the versions of a secret. Secrets Manager uses staging labels to indicate the different versions of a secret. For more information, see Secrets Manager concepts: Versions .

To list the secrets in the account, use ListSecrets .

Secrets Manager generates a CloudTrail log entry when you call this action. Do not include sensitive information in request parameters because it might be logged. For more information, see Logging Secrets Manager events with CloudTrail .

Required permissions: secretsmanager:ListSecretVersionIds . For more information, see IAM policy actions for Secrets Manager and Authentication and access control in Secrets Manager .

See also: AWS API Documentation


--secret-id <value>
[--max-results <value>]
[--next-token <value>]
[--include-deprecated | --no-include-deprecated]
[--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>]


--secret-id (string)

The ARN or name of the secret whose versions you want to list.

For an ARN, we recommend that you specify a complete ARN rather than a partial ARN. See Finding a secret from a partial ARN .

--max-results (integer)

The number of results to include in the response.

If there are more results available, in the response, Secrets Manager includes NextToken . To get the next results, call ListSecretVersionIds again with the value from NextToken .

--next-token (string)

A token that indicates where the output should continue from, if a previous call did not show all results. To get the next results, call ListSecretVersionIds again with this value.

--include-deprecated | --no-include-deprecated (boolean)

Specifies whether to include versions of secrets that don't have any staging labels attached to them. Versions without staging labels are considered deprecated and are subject to deletion by Secrets Manager. By default, versions without staging labels aren't included.

--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.



To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal's quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

To list all of the secret versions associated with a secret

The following list-secret-version-ids example gets a list of all of the versions of a secret.

aws secretsmanager list-secret-version-ids \
    --secret-id MyTestSecret


  "Versions": [
        "VersionId": "a1b2c3d4-5678-90ab-cdef-EXAMPLE11111",
        "VersionStages": [
        "LastAccessedDate": 1523477145.713,
        "CreatedDate": 1523477145.713
        "VersionId": "a1b2c3d4-5678-90ab-cdef-EXAMPLE22222",
        "VersionStages": [
        "LastAccessedDate": 1523477145.713,
        "CreatedDate": 1523486221.391
        "CreatedDate": 1.51197446236E9,
        "VersionId": "a1b2c3d4-5678-90ab-cdef-EXAMPLE33333;"
    "ARN": "arn:aws:secretsmanager:us-west-2:123456789012:secret:MyTestSecret-a1b2c3",
    "Name": "MyTestSecret"

For more information, see Version in the Secrets Manager User Guide.


Versions -> (list)

A list of the versions of the secret.


A structure that contains information about one version of a secret.

VersionId -> (string)

The unique version identifier of this version of the secret.

VersionStages -> (list)

An array of staging labels that are currently associated with this version of the secret.


LastAccessedDate -> (timestamp)

The date that this version of the secret was last accessed. Note that the resolution of this field is at the date level and does not include the time.

CreatedDate -> (timestamp)

The date and time this version of the secret was created.

KmsKeyIds -> (list)

The KMS keys used to encrypt the secret version.


NextToken -> (string)

Secrets Manager includes this value if there's more output available than what is included in the current response. This can occur even when the response includes no values at all, such as when you ask for a filtered view of a long list. To get the next results, call ListSecretVersionIds again with this value.

ARN -> (string)

The ARN of the secret.

Name -> (string)

The name of the secret.