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describe-automation-step-executions

Description

Information about all active and terminated step executions in an Automation workflow.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

describe-automation-step-executions 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: StepExecutions

Synopsis

  describe-automation-step-executions
--automation-execution-id <value>
[--filters <value>]
[--reverse-order | --no-reverse-order]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--page-size <value>]
[--max-items <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--automation-execution-id (string)

The Automation execution ID for which you want step execution descriptions.

--filters (list)

One or more filters to limit the number of step executions returned by the request.

Shorthand Syntax:

Key=string,Values=string,string ...

JSON Syntax:

[
  {
    "Key": "StartTimeBefore"|"StartTimeAfter"|"StepExecutionStatus"|"StepExecutionId"|"StepName"|"Action",
    "Values": ["string", ...]
  }
  ...
]

--reverse-order | --no-reverse-order (boolean)

A boolean that indicates whether to list step executions in reverse order by start time. The default value is false.

--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.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Examples

To get details about all active and terminated step executions in an Automation workflow

This example displays the details of all step executions of an Automation workflow.

Command:

aws ssm describe-automation-step-executions --automation-execution-id 4105a4fc-f944-11e6-9d32-0a1b2c3d495h

Output:

{
  "StepExecutions": [
      {
          "StepName": "startInstances",
          "Action": "aws:changeInstanceState",
          "ExecutionStartTime": 1550083651.597,
          "ExecutionEndTime": 1550083872.358,
          "StepStatus": "Success",
          "Inputs": {
              "DesiredState": "\"running\"",
              "InstanceIds": "[\"i-1234567890abcdef0\"]"
          },
          "Outputs": {
              "InstanceStates": [
                  "running"
              ]
          },
          "StepExecutionId": "bd010896-b1d5-4028-b869-0a1b2c3d4f95",
          "OverriddenParameters": {}
      }
  ]
}

To get details about a specific step execution in an Automation workflow

This example returns the details for a specific step within an Automation workflow.

Command:

aws ssm describe-automation-step-executions --automation-execution-id 4105a4fc-f944-11e6-9d32-0a1b2c3d495h --filters "Key=StepExecutionId,Values=bd010896-b1d5-4028-b869-0a1b2c3d4f95"

Output

StepExecutions -> (list)

A list of details about the current state of all steps that make up an execution.

(structure)

Detailed information about an the execution state of an Automation step.

StepName -> (string)

The name of this execution step.

Action -> (string)

The action this step performs. The action determines the behavior of the step.

TimeoutSeconds -> (long)

The timeout seconds of the step.

OnFailure -> (string)

The action to take if the step fails. The default value is Abort.

MaxAttempts -> (integer)

The maximum number of tries to run the action of the step. The default value is 1.

ExecutionStartTime -> (timestamp)

If a step has begun execution, this contains the time the step started. If the step is in Pending status, this field is not populated.

ExecutionEndTime -> (timestamp)

If a step has finished execution, this contains the time the execution ended. If the step has not yet concluded, this field is not populated.

StepStatus -> (string)

The execution status for this step. Valid values include: Pending, InProgress, Success, Cancelled, Failed, and TimedOut.

ResponseCode -> (string)

The response code returned by the execution of the step.

Inputs -> (map)

Fully-resolved values passed into the step before execution.

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

Outputs -> (map)

Returned values from the execution of the step.

key -> (string)

value -> (list)

(string)

Response -> (string)

A message associated with the response code for an execution.

FailureMessage -> (string)

If a step failed, this message explains why the execution failed.

FailureDetails -> (structure)

Information about the Automation failure.

FailureStage -> (string)

The stage of the Automation execution when the failure occurred. The stages include the following: InputValidation, PreVerification, Invocation, PostVerification.

FailureType -> (string)

The type of Automation failure. Failure types include the following: Action, Permission, Throttling, Verification, Internal.

Details -> (map)

Detailed information about the Automation step failure.

key -> (string)

value -> (list)

(string)

StepExecutionId -> (string)

The unique ID of a step execution.

OverriddenParameters -> (map)

A user-specified list of parameters to override when running a step.

key -> (string)

value -> (list)

(string)

IsEnd -> (boolean)

The flag which can be used to end automation no matter whether the step succeeds or fails.

NextStep -> (string)

The next step after the step succeeds.

IsCritical -> (boolean)

The flag which can be used to help decide whether the failure of current step leads to the Automation failure.

ValidNextSteps -> (list)

Strategies used when step fails, we support Continue and Abort. Abort will fail the automation when the step fails. Continue will ignore the failure of current step and allow automation to run the next step. With conditional branching, we add step:stepName to support the automation to go to another specific step.

(string)

Targets -> (list)

The targets for the step execution.

(structure)

An array of search criteria that targets instances using a Key,Value combination that you specify.

Supported formats include the following.

  • ``Key=InstanceIds,Values=*instance-id-1* ,*instance-id-2* ,*instance-id-3* ``
  • ``Key=tag:my-tag-key ,Values=*my-tag-value-1* ,*my-tag-value-2* ``
  • ``Key=tag-key,Values=*my-tag-key-1* ,*my-tag-key-2* ``
  • (Maintenance window targets only) ``Key=resource-groups:Name,Values=*resource-group-name* ``
  • (Maintenance window targets only) ``Key=resource-groups:ResourceTypeFilters,Values=*resource-type-1* ,*resource-type-2* ``

For example:

  • Key=InstanceIds,Values=i-02573cafcfEXAMPLE,i-0471e04240EXAMPLE,i-07782c72faEXAMPLE
  • Key=tag:CostCenter,Values=CostCenter1,CostCenter2,CostCenter3
  • Key=tag-key,Values=Name,Instance-Type,CostCenter
  • (Maintenance window targets only) Key=resource-groups:Name,Values=ProductionResourceGroup
  • (Maintenance window targets only) ``Key=resource-groups:ResourceTypeFilters,Values=*AWS::EC2::INSTANCE* ,*AWS::EC2::VPC* ``

For information about how to send commands that target instances using Key,Value parameters, see Using Targets and Rate Controls to Send Commands to a Fleet in the AWS Systems Manager User Guide .

Key -> (string)

User-defined criteria for sending commands that target instances that meet the criteria.

Values -> (list)

User-defined criteria that maps to Key . For example, if you specified tag:ServerRole , you could specify value:WebServer to run a command on instances that include Amazon EC2 tags of ServerRole,WebServer .

(string)

TargetLocation -> (structure)

The combination of AWS Regions and accounts targeted by the current Automation execution.

Accounts -> (list)

The AWS accounts targeted by the current Automation execution.

(string)

Regions -> (list)

The AWS Regions targeted by the current Automation execution.

(string)

TargetLocationMaxConcurrency -> (string)

The maximum number of AWS accounts and AWS regions allowed to run the Automation concurrently

TargetLocationMaxErrors -> (string)

The maximum number of errors allowed before the system stops queueing additional Automation executions for the currently running Automation.

ExecutionRoleName -> (string)

The Automation execution role used by the currently running Automation.

NextToken -> (string)

The token to use when requesting the next set of items. If there are no additional items to return, the string is empty.