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describe-services

Description

Returns the current list of Amazon Web Services services and a list of service categories for each service. You then use service names and categories in your CreateCase requests. Each Amazon Web Services service has its own set of categories.

The service codes and category codes correspond to the values that appear in the Service and Category lists on the Amazon Web Services Support Center Create Case page. The values in those fields don't necessarily match the service codes and categories returned by the DescribeServices operation. Always use the service codes and categories that the DescribeServices operation returns, so that you have the most recent set of service and category codes.

Note

  • You must have a Business, Enterprise On-Ramp, or Enterprise Support plan to use the Amazon Web Services Support API.
  • If you call the Amazon Web Services Support API from an account that doesn't have a Business, Enterprise On-Ramp, or Enterprise Support plan, the SubscriptionRequiredException error message appears. For information about changing your support plan, see Amazon Web Services Support .

See also: AWS API Documentation

Synopsis

  describe-services
[--service-code-list <value>]
[--language <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--debug]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--no-verify-ssl]
[--no-paginate]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--no-sign-request]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]

Options

--service-code-list (list)

A JSON-formatted list of service codes available for Amazon Web Services services.

(string)

Syntax:

"string" "string" ...

--language (string)

The language in which Amazon Web Services Support handles the case. Amazon Web Services Support currently supports English ("en") and Japanese ("ja"). You must specify the ISO 639-1 code for the language parameter if you want support in that language.

--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.

Examples

Note

To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal's quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

To list AWS services and service categories

The following describe-services example lists the available service categories for requesting general information.

aws support describe-services \
    --service-code-list "general-info"

Output:

{
    "services": [
        {
            "code": "general-info",
            "name": "General Info and Getting Started",
            "categories": [
                {
                    "code": "charges",
                    "name": "How Will I Be Charged?"
                },
                {
                    "code": "gdpr-queries",
                    "name": "Data Privacy Query"
                },
                {
                    "code": "reserved-instances",
                    "name": "Reserved Instances"
                },
                {
                    "code": "resource",
                    "name": "Where is my Resource?"
                },
                {
                    "code": "using-aws",
                    "name": "Using AWS & Services"
                },
                {
                    "code": "free-tier",
                    "name": "Free Tier"
                },
                {
                    "code": "security-and-compliance",
                    "name": "Security & Compliance"
                },
                {
                    "code": "account-structure",
                    "name": "Account Structure"
                }
            ]
        }
    ]
}

For more information, see Case management in the AWS Support User Guide.

Output

services -> (list)

A JSON-formatted list of Amazon Web Services services.

(structure)

Information about an Amazon Web Services service returned by the DescribeServices operation.

code -> (string)

The code for an Amazon Web Services service returned by the DescribeServices response. The name element contains the corresponding friendly name.

name -> (string)

The friendly name for an Amazon Web Services service. The code element contains the corresponding code.

categories -> (list)

A list of categories that describe the type of support issue a case describes. Categories consist of a category name and a category code. Category names and codes are passed to Amazon Web Services Support when you call CreateCase .

(structure)

A JSON-formatted name/value pair that represents the category name and category code of the problem, selected from the DescribeServices response for each Amazon Web Services service.

code -> (string)

The category code for the support case.

name -> (string)

The category name for the support case.