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Returns the attachment that has the specified ID. Attachments can include screenshots, error logs, or other files that describe your issue. Attachment IDs are generated by the case management system when you add an attachment to a case or case communication. Attachment IDs are returned in the AttachmentDetails objects that are returned by the DescribeCommunications operation.


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See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--attachment-id <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--attachment-id (string)

The ID of the attachment to return. Attachment IDs are returned by the DescribeCommunications operation.

--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.


To describe an attachment

The following describe-attachment example returns information about the attachment with the specified ID.

aws support describe-attachment \
    --attachment-id "attachment-KBnjRNrePd9D6Jx0-Mm00xZuDEaL2JAj_0-gJv9qqDooTipsz3V1Nb19rCfkZneeQeDPgp8X1iVJyHH7UuhZDdNeqGoduZsPrAhyMakqlc60-iJjL5HqyYGiT1FG8EXAMPLE"


    "attachment": {
        "fileName": "troubleshoot-screenshot.png",
        "data": "base64-blob"

For more information, see Case management in the AWS Support User Guide.


attachment -> (structure)

This object includes the attachment content and file name.

In the previous response syntax, the value for the data parameter appears as blob , which is represented as a base64-encoded string. The value for fileName is the name of the attachment, such as troubleshoot-screenshot.png .

fileName -> (string)

The name of the attachment file.

data -> (blob)

The content of the attachment file.