AWS Systems Manager
API Reference (API Version 2014-11-06)

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DescribePatchProperties

Lists the properties of available patches organized by product, product family, classification, severity, and other properties of available patches. You can use the reported properties in the filters you specify in requests for actions such as CreatePatchBaseline, UpdatePatchBaseline, DescribeAvailablePatches, and DescribePatchBaselines.

The following section lists the properties that can be used in filters for each major operating system type:

WINDOWS

Valid properties: PRODUCT, PRODUCT_FAMILY, CLASSIFICATION, MSRC_SEVERITY

AMAZON_LINUX

Valid properties: PRODUCT, CLASSIFICATION, SEVERITY

AMAZON_LINUX_2

Valid properties: PRODUCT, CLASSIFICATION, SEVERITY

UBUNTU

Valid properties: PRODUCT, PRIORITY

REDHAT_ENTERPRISE_LINUX

Valid properties: PRODUCT, CLASSIFICATION, SEVERITY

SUSE

Valid properties: PRODUCT, CLASSIFICATION, SEVERITY

CENTOS

Valid properties: PRODUCT, CLASSIFICATION, SEVERITY

Request Syntax

{ "MaxResults": number, "NextToken": "string", "OperatingSystem": "string", "PatchSet": "string", "Property": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

MaxResults

The maximum number of items to return for this call. The call also returns a token that you can specify in a subsequent call to get the next set of results.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1. Maximum value of 50.

Required: No

NextToken

The token for the next set of items to return. (You received this token from a previous call.)

Type: String

Required: No

OperatingSystem

The operating system type for which to list patches.

Type: String

Valid Values: WINDOWS | AMAZON_LINUX | AMAZON_LINUX_2 | UBUNTU | REDHAT_ENTERPRISE_LINUX | SUSE | CENTOS

Required: Yes

PatchSet

Indicates whether to list patches for the Windows operating system or for Microsoft applications. Not applicable for Linux operating systems.

Type: String

Valid Values: OS | APPLICATION

Required: No

Property

The patch property for which you want to view patch details.

Type: String

Valid Values: PRODUCT | PRODUCT_FAMILY | CLASSIFICATION | MSRC_SEVERITY | PRIORITY | SEVERITY

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "NextToken": "string", "Properties": [ { "string" : "string" } ] }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

NextToken

The token for the next set of items to return. (You use this token in the next call.)

Type: String

Properties

A list of the properties for patches matching the filter request parameters.

Type: Array of string to string maps

Key Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 64.

Value Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 4096.

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

InternalServerError

An error occurred on the server side.

HTTP Status Code: 500

Example

Sample Request

POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: ssm.us-east-2.amazonaws.com Accept-Encoding: identity Content-Length: 95 X-Amz-Target: AmazonSSM.DescribePatchProperties X-Amz-Date: 20190312T010204Z User-Agent: aws-cli/1.16.96 Python/2.7.15 Windows/10 botocore/1.12.86 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE/20190312/us-east-2/ssm/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-type;host;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=39c3b3042cd2aEXAMPLE { "OperatingSystem": "Windows", "Property": "PRODUCT", "PatchSet": "OS" }

Sample Response

{ "Properties": [ { "Name": "WindowsServer2008", "ProductFamily": "Windows" }, { "Name": "WindowsServer2008R2", "ProductFamily": "Windows" }, { "Name": "WindowsServer2012", "ProductFamily": "Windows" }, { "Name": "WindowsServer2012R2", "ProductFamily": "Windows" }, { "Name": "WindowsServer2016", "ProductFamily": "Windows" } ] }

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: