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Lists all applications associated with the instance of IAM Identity Center. When listing applications for an instance in the management account, member accounts must use the applicationAccount parameter to filter the list to only applications created from that account.

See also: AWS API Documentation

list-applications 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: Applications


[--filter <value>]
--instance-arn <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--page-size <value>]
[--max-items <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>]


--filter (structure)

Filters response results.

ApplicationAccount -> (string)

An Amazon Web Services account ID number that filters the results in the response.

ApplicationProvider -> (string)

The ARN of an application provider that can filter the results in the response.

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

  "ApplicationAccount": "string",
  "ApplicationProvider": "string"

--instance-arn (string)

The ARN of the IAM Identity Center application under which the operation will run. For more information about ARNs, see Amazon Resource Names (ARNs) and Amazon Web Services Service Namespaces in the Amazon Web Services General Reference .

--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.

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.


Applications -> (list)

Retrieves all applications associated with the instance.


A structure that describes an application that uses IAM Identity Center for access management.

ApplicationAccount -> (string)

The Amazon Web Services account ID number of the application.

ApplicationArn -> (string)

The ARN of the application.

ApplicationProviderArn -> (string)

The ARN of the application provider for this application.

CreatedDate -> (timestamp)

The date and time when the application was originally created.

Description -> (string)

The description of the application.

InstanceArn -> (string)

The ARN of the instance of IAM Identity Center that is configured with this application.

Name -> (string)

The name of the application.

PortalOptions -> (structure)

A structure that describes the options for the access portal associated with this application.

SignInOptions -> (structure)

A structure that describes the sign-in options for the access portal.

ApplicationUrl -> (string)

The URL that accepts authentication requests for an application. This is a required parameter if the Origin parameter is APPLICATION .

Origin -> (string)

This determines how IAM Identity Center navigates the user to the target application. It can be one of the following values:

  • APPLICATION : IAM Identity Center redirects the customer to the configured ApplicationUrl .
  • IDENTITY_CENTER : IAM Identity Center uses SAML identity-provider initiated authentication to sign the customer directly into a SAML-based application.

Visibility -> (string)

Indicates whether this application is visible in the access portal.

Status -> (string)

The current status of the application in this instance of IAM Identity Center.

NextToken -> (string)

If present, this value indicates that more output is available than is included in the current response. Use this value in the NextToken request parameter in a subsequent call to the operation to get the next part of the output. You should repeat this until the NextToken response element comes back as null . This indicates that this is the last page of results.