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Retrieves information about a specific task running on a specific target.

See also: AWS API Documentation


--window-execution-id <value>
--task-id <value>
--invocation-id <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>]


--window-execution-id (string)

The ID of the maintenance window execution for which the task is a part.

--task-id (string)

The ID of the specific task in the maintenance window task that should be retrieved.

--invocation-id (string)

The invocation ID to retrieve.

--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 get information about a maintenance window task invocation

The following get-maintenance-window-execution-task-invocation example lists information about the specified task invocation that is part of the specified maintenance window execution.

aws ssm get-maintenance-window-execution-task-invocation \
    --window-execution-id "bc494bfa-e63b-49f6-8ad1-aa9f2EXAMPLE" \
    --task-id "96f2ad59-97e3-461d-a63d-40c8aEXAMPLE" \
    --invocation-id "a5273e2c-d2c6-4880-b3e1-5e550EXAMPLE"


    "Status": "SUCCESS",
    "Parameters": "{\"comment\":\"\",\"documentName\":\"AWS-RunPowerShellScript\",\"instanceIds\":[\"i-1234567890EXAMPLE\"],\"maxConcurrency\":\"1\",\"maxErrors\":\"1\",\"parameters\":{\"executionTimeout\":[\"3600\"],\"workingDirectory\":[\"\"],\"commands\":[\"echo Hello\"]},\"timeoutSeconds\":600}",
    "ExecutionId": "03b6baa0-5460-4e15-83f2-ea685EXAMPLE",
    "InvocationId": "a5273e2c-d2c6-4880-b3e1-5e550EXAMPLE",
    "StartTime": 1549998326.421,
    "TaskType": "RUN_COMMAND",
    "EndTime": 1550001931.784,
    "WindowExecutionId": "bc494bfa-e63b-49f6-8ad1-aa9f2EXAMPLE",
    "StatusDetails": "Failed",
    "TaskExecutionId": "96f2ad59-97e3-461d-a63d-40c8aEXAMPLE"

For more information, see View Information About Tasks and Task Executions (AWS CLI) in the AWS Systems Manager User Guide.


WindowExecutionId -> (string)

The maintenance window execution ID.

TaskExecutionId -> (string)

The task execution ID.

InvocationId -> (string)

The invocation ID.

ExecutionId -> (string)

The execution ID.

TaskType -> (string)

Retrieves the task type for a maintenance window.

Parameters -> (string)

The parameters used at the time that the task ran.

Status -> (string)

The task status for an invocation.

StatusDetails -> (string)

The details explaining the status. Details are only available for certain status values.

StartTime -> (timestamp)

The time that the task started running on the target.

EndTime -> (timestamp)

The time that the task finished running on the target.

OwnerInformation -> (string)

User-provided value to be included in any Amazon CloudWatch Events or Amazon EventBridge events raised while running tasks for these targets in this maintenance window.

WindowTargetId -> (string)

The maintenance window target ID.