- AWS Code Sample demonstrates how to get information about AWS Systems Manager parameters by using an ssmClient object.

/** * Copyright, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. * * This file is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"). * You may not use this file except in compliance with the License. A copy of * the License is located at * * * * This file is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR * CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the * specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License. * */ package com.example.ssm; import; import; import; import; import; import; import java.util.Iterator; import java.util.List; public class DescribeParameters { public static void main(String[] args) { Region region = Region.US_EAST_1; SsmClient ssmClient = SsmClient.builder() .region(region) .build(); describeParams(ssmClient); } public static void describeParams(SsmClient ssmClient) { try { // Create a DescribeParametersRequest object DescribeParametersRequest desRequest = DescribeParametersRequest.builder() .maxResults(10) .build(); // Get Systems Manager parameters (you can define them in the AWS Management Console) DescribeParametersResponse desResponse = ssmClient.describeParameters(desRequest); List<ParameterMetadata> params = desResponse.parameters(); // Iterate through the list Iterator<ParameterMetadata> paramIterator = params.iterator(); while(paramIterator.hasNext()) { ParameterMetadata paraMeta =; System.out.println(; System.out.println(paraMeta.description()); } } catch (SsmException e) { e.getStackTrace(); } } }

Sample Details

Service: ssm

Last tested: 2020-09-10

Author: AWS - scmacdon

Type: full-example