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[ aws . storagegateway ]



Gets a list of the file shares for a specific S3 File Gateway, or the list of file shares that belong to the calling user account. This operation is only supported for S3 File Gateways.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

list-file-shares 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: FileShareInfoList


[--gateway-arn <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--page-size <value>]
[--max-items <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--gateway-arn (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the gateway whose file shares you want to list. If this field is not present, all file shares under your account are listed.

--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.


To list file shares

The following command-name example lists the available widgets in your AWS account.

aws storagegateway list-file-shares \
    --gateway-arn arn:aws:storagegateway:us-east-1:209870788375:gateway/sgw-FB02E292


    "FileShareInfoList": [
            "FileShareType": "NFS",
            "FileShareARN": "arn:aws:storagegateway:us-east-1:111122223333:share/share-2FA12345",
            "FileShareId": "share-2FA12345",
            "FileShareStatus": "AVAILABLE",
            "GatewayARN": "arn:aws:storagegateway:us-east-1:111122223333:gateway/sgw-FB0AAAAA"
    "Marker": null

For more information, see ListFileShares in the AWS Storage Gateway Service API Reference.


Marker -> (string)

If the request includes Marker , the response returns that value in this field.

NextMarker -> (string)

If a value is present, there are more file shares to return. In a subsequent request, use NextMarker as the value for Marker to retrieve the next set of file shares.

FileShareInfoList -> (list)

An array of information about the S3 File Gateway's file shares.


Describes a file share. Only supported S3 File Gateway.

FileShareType -> (string)

The type of the file share.

FileShareARN -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the file share.

FileShareId -> (string)

The ID of the file share.

FileShareStatus -> (string)

The status of the file share.


GatewayARN -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the gateway. Use the ListGateways operation to return a list of gateways for your account and Amazon Web Services Region.