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[ aws . ssm-contacts ]

create-contact-channel

Description

A contact channel is the method that Incident Manager uses to engage your contact.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  create-contact-channel
--contact-id <value>
--name <value>
--type <value>
--delivery-address <value>
[--defer-activation | --no-defer-activation]
[--idempotency-token <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--contact-id (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the contact you are adding the contact channel to.

--name (string)

The name of the contact channel.

--type (string)

Incident Manager supports three types of contact channels:

  • SMS
  • VOICE
  • EMAIL

Possible values:

  • SMS
  • VOICE
  • EMAIL

--delivery-address (structure)

The details that Incident Manager uses when trying to engage the contact channel. The format is dependent on the type of the contact channel. The following are the expected formats:

  • SMS - '+' followed by the country code and phone number
  • VOICE - '+' followed by the country code and phone number
  • EMAIL - any standard email format

SimpleAddress -> (string)

The format is dependent on the type of the contact channel. The following are the expected formats:

  • SMS - '+' followed by the country code and phone number
  • VOICE - '+' followed by the country code and phone number
  • EMAIL - any standard email format

Shorthand Syntax:

SimpleAddress=string

JSON Syntax:

{
  "SimpleAddress": "string"
}

--defer-activation | --no-defer-activation (boolean)

If you want to activate the channel at a later time, you can choose to defer activation. Incident Manager can't engage your contact channel until it has been activated.

--idempotency-token (string)

A token ensuring that the operation is called only once with the specified details.

--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.

Examples

To create a contact channel

Creates a contact channel of type SMS for the contact Akua Mansa. Contact channels can be created of type SMS, EMAIL, or VOICE.

aws ssm-contacts create-contact-channel \
    --contact-id "arn:aws:ssm-contacts:us-east-1:111122223333:contact/akuam" \
    --name "akuas sms-test" \
    --type SMS \
    --delivery-address '{"SimpleAddress": "+15005550199"}'

Output:

{
    "ContactChannelArn": "arn:aws:ssm-contacts:us-east-1:111122223333:contact-channel/akuam/02f506b9-ea5d-4764-af89-2daa793ff024"
}

For more information, see Contacts in the Incident Manager User Guide.

Output

ContactChannelArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the contact channel.