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[ aws . xray ]



Creates a group resource with a name and a filter expression.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--group-name <value>
[--filter-expression <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--group-name (string)

The case-sensitive name of the new group. Default is a reserved name and names must be unique.

--filter-expression (string)

The filter expression defining criteria by which to group traces.

--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 create a group

The following create-group example creates a group resource named AdminGroup. The group gets a filter expression that defines the criteria of the group as a segment related to a specific service causing a fault or an error.

aws xray create-group \
   --group-name "AdminGroup" \
   --filter-expression "service(\"\") {fault OR error}"


    "GroupName": "AdminGroup",
    "GroupARN": "arn:aws:xray:us-west-2:123456789012:group/AdminGroup/123456789",
    "FilterExpression": "service(\"\") {fault OR error}"

For more information, see Configuring Sampling, Groups, and Encryption Settings with the AWS X-Ray API in the AWS X-Ray Developer Guide.


Group -> (structure)

The group that was created. Contains the name of the group that was created, the ARN of the group that was generated based on the group name, and the filter expression that was assigned to the group.

GroupName -> (string)

The unique case-sensitive name of the group.

GroupARN -> (string)

The ARN of the group generated based on the GroupName.

FilterExpression -> (string)

The filter expression defining the parameters to include traces.