[ aws . guardduty ]



Creates a new IPSet, which is called a trusted IP list in the console user interface. An IPSet is a list of IP addresses that are trusted for secure communication with AWS infrastructure and applications. GuardDuty doesn’t generate findings for IP addresses that are included in IPSets. Only users from the master account can use this operation.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


--detector-id <value>
--name <value>
--format <value>
--location <value>
--activate | --no-activate
[--client-token <value>]
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--cli-auto-prompt <value>]


--detector-id (string)

The unique ID of the detector of the GuardDuty account that you want to create an IPSet for.

--name (string)

The user-friendly name to identify the IPSet.

Allowed characters are alphanumerics, spaces, hyphens (-), and underscores (_).

--format (string)

The format of the file that contains the IPSet.

Possible values:

  • TXT

  • STIX





--location (string)

The URI of the file that contains the IPSet. For example: https://s3.us-west-2.amazonaws.com/my-bucket/my-object-key.

--activate | --no-activate (boolean)

A Boolean value that indicates whether GuardDuty is to start using the uploaded IPSet.

--client-token (string)

The idempotency token for the create request.

--tags (map)

The tags to be added to a new IP set resource.

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

{"string": "string"

--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 create a trusted IP set

The following create-ip-set example creates and activates a trusted IP set in the current region.

aws guardduty create-ip-set \
    --detector-id 12abc34d567e8fa901bc2d34eexample \
    --name new-ip-set \
    --format TXT
    --location s3://AWSDOC-EXAMPLE-BUCKET/customtrustlist.csv


    "IpSetId": "d4b94fc952d6912b8f3060768example"

For more information, see Working with Trusted IP Lists and Threat Lists in the GuardDuty User Guide.


IpSetId -> (string)

The ID of the IPSet resource.