cli_timestamp_format - AWS SDKs and Tools


This setting applies only to AWS CLI commands.

Specifies the format of timestamp values included in the output of AWS CLI commands.


Default value:

  • AWS CLI version 1 – wire

  • AWS CLI version 2 – iso8601

Valid values:

  • iso8601 – If specified, the AWS CLI reformats all timestamps according to ISO 8601.

  • wire – If specified, the AWS CLI displays all timestamp values exactly as received in the HTTP query response from the AWS service.

Ways to set this value

Location Supported Example
config file Yes
cli_timestamp_format = iso8601
credentials file -
Environment variable -
AWS CLI parameter -

Compatibility with AWS SDKS and tools