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Returns the current role and list of Amazon S3 log buckets used by the Shield Response Team (SRT) to access your Amazon Web Services account while assisting with attack mitigation.

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 a description of the authorizations the DRT has to mitigate attacks on your behalf

The following describe-drt-access example retrieves the role and S3 bucket authorizations that the DRT has, which allow it to respond to potential attacks on your behalf.

aws shield describe-drt-access


    "RoleArn": "arn:aws:iam::123456789012:role/service-role/DrtRole",
    "LogBucketList": [

For more information, see Authorize the DDoS Response Team in the AWS Shield Advanced Developer Guide.


RoleArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the role the SRT used to access your Amazon Web Services account.

LogBucketList -> (list)

The list of Amazon S3 buckets accessed by the SRT.