[ aws . dms ]



Lists all of the AWS DMS attributes for a customer account. These attributes include AWS DMS quotas for the account and a unique account identifier in a particular DMS region. DMS quotas include a list of resource quotas supported by the account, such as the number of replication instances allowed. The description for each resource quota, includes the quota name, current usage toward that quota, and the quota’s maximum value. DMS uses the unique account identifier to name each artifact used by DMS in the given region.

This command does not take any parameters.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


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


--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 describe account attributes

The following describe-account-attributes example lists the attributes for your AWS account.

aws dms describe-account-attributes


    "AccountQuotas": [
            "AccountQuotaName": "ReplicationInstances",
            "Used": 1,
            "Max": 20
            "AccountQuotaName": "AllocatedStorage",
            "Used": 5,
            "Max": 10000

        ...remaining output omitted...

    "UniqueAccountIdentifier": "cqahfbfy5xee"


AccountQuotas -> (list)

Account quota information.


Describes a quota for an AWS account, for example, the number of replication instances allowed.

AccountQuotaName -> (string)

The name of the AWS DMS quota for this AWS account.

Used -> (long)

The amount currently used toward the quota maximum.

Max -> (long)

The maximum allowed value for the quota.

UniqueAccountIdentifier -> (string)

A unique AWS DMS identifier for an account in a particular AWS Region. The value of this identifier has the following format: c99999999999 . DMS uses this identifier to name artifacts. For example, DMS uses this identifier to name the default Amazon S3 bucket for storing task assessment reports in a given AWS Region. The format of this S3 bucket name is the following: dms-*AccountNumber* -*UniqueAccountIdentifier* . Here is an example name for this default S3 bucket: dms-111122223333-c44445555666 .


AWS DMS supports the UniqueAccountIdentifier parameter in versions 3.1.4 and later.