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[ aws . iotsecuretunneling ]



Revokes the current client access token (CAT) and returns new CAT for clients to use when reconnecting to secure tunneling to access the same tunnel.

Requires permission to access the RotateTunnelAccessToken action.


Rotating the CAT doesn't extend the tunnel duration. For example, say the tunnel duration is 12 hours and the tunnel has already been open for 4 hours. When you rotate the access tokens, the new tokens that are generated can only be used for the remaining 8 hours.

See also: AWS API Documentation


--tunnel-id <value>
--client-mode <value>
[--destination-config <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]


--tunnel-id (string)

The tunnel for which you want to rotate the access tokens.

--client-mode (string)

The mode of the client that will use the client token, which can be either the source or destination, or both source and destination.

Possible values:

  • ALL

--destination-config (structure)

The destination configuration.

thingName -> (string)

The name of the IoT thing to which you want to connect.

services -> (list)

A list of service names that identify the target application. The IoT client running on the destination device reads this value and uses it to look up a port or an IP address and a port. The IoT client instantiates the local proxy, which uses this information to connect to the destination application.


Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

  "thingName": "string",
  "services": ["string", ...]

--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.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.


tunnelArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name for the tunnel.

sourceAccessToken -> (string)

The client access token that the source local proxy uses to connect to IoT Secure Tunneling.

destinationAccessToken -> (string)

The client access token that the destination local proxy uses to connect to IoT Secure Tunneling.