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[ aws . xray ]



Retrieves the current encryption configuration for X-Ray data.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


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


--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 retrieve the encryption configuration

The following get-encryption-config example retrieves the current encryption configuration for your AWS X-Ray data.

aws xray get-encryption-config


    "EncryptionConfig": {
        "KeyId": "ae4aa6d49-a4d8-9df9-a475-4ff6d7898456",
        "Status": "ACTIVE",
        "Type": "NONE"

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


EncryptionConfig -> (structure)

The encryption configuration document.

KeyId -> (string)

The ID of the KMS key used for encryption, if applicable.

Status -> (string)

The encryption status. While the status is UPDATING , X-Ray may encrypt data with a combination of the new and old settings.

Type -> (string)

The type of encryption. Set to KMS for encryption with KMS keys. Set to NONE for default encryption.