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Returns the current list of AWS services and a list of service categories that applies to each one. You then use service names and categories in your create-case requests. Each AWS service has its own set of categories.

The service codes and category codes correspond to the values that are displayed in the Service and Category drop-down lists on the AWS Support Center Create Case page. The values in those fields, however, do not necessarily match the service codes and categories returned by the describe-services request. Always use the service codes and categories obtained programmatically. This practice ensures that you always have the most recent set of service and category codes.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


[--service-code-list <value>]
[--language <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--service-code-list (list)

A JSON-formatted list of service codes available for AWS services.


"string" "string" ...

--language (string)

The ISO 639-1 code for the language in which AWS provides support. AWS Support currently supports English ("en") and Japanese ("ja"). language parameters must be passed explicitly for operations that take them.

--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.

--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.


services -> (list)

A JSON-formatted list of AWS services.


Information about an AWS service returned by the describe-services operation.

code -> (string)

The code for an AWS service returned by the describe-services response. The name element contains the corresponding friendly name.

name -> (string)

The friendly name for an AWS service. The code element contains the corresponding code.

categories -> (list)

A list of categories that describe the type of support issue a case describes. Categories consist of a category name and a category code. Category names and codes are passed to AWS Support when you call create-case .


A JSON-formatted name/value pair that represents the category name and category code of the problem, selected from the describe-services response for each AWS service.

code -> (string)

The category code for the support case.

name -> (string)

The category name for the support case.