[ aws . cloud9 ]



Gets status information for an AWS Cloud9 development environment.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


--environment-id <value>
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--cli-auto-prompt <value>]


--environment-id (string)

The ID of the environment to get status information about.

--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml (string) Reads arguments from the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, those 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. This may not be specified along with --cli-input-yaml.

--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. Similarly, if provided yaml-input it will print a sample input YAML that can be used with --cli-input-yaml. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

--cli-auto-prompt (boolean) Automatically prompt for CLI input parameters.

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


To get status information for an AWS Cloud9 development environment

This example gets status information for the specified AWS Cloud9 development environment.


aws cloud9 describe-environment-status --environment-id 685f892f431b45c2b28cb69eadcdb0EX


  "status": "ready",
  "message": "Environment is ready to use"


status -> (string)

The status of the environment. Available values include:

  • connecting : The environment is connecting.

  • creating : The environment is being created.

  • deleting : The environment is being deleted.

  • error : The environment is in an error state.

  • ready : The environment is ready.

  • stopped : The environment is stopped.

  • stopping : The environment is stopping.

message -> (string)

Any informational message about the status of the environment.