[ aws . opsworks ]



Describes a stack’s Elastic Load Balancing instances.


This call accepts only one resource-identifying parameter.

Required Permissions : To use this action, an IAM user must have a Show, Deploy, or Manage permissions level for the stack, or an attached policy that explicitly grants permissions. For more information about user permissions, see Managing User Permissions .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


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


--stack-id (string)

A stack ID. The action describes the stack’s Elastic Load Balancing instances.

--layer-ids (list)

A list of layer IDs. The action describes the Elastic Load Balancing instances for the specified layers.



"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 describe a stack’s elastic load balancers

The following describe-elastic-load-balancers command describes a specified stack’s load balancers.

aws opsworks --region us-west-2 describe-elastic-load-balancers --stack-id 6f4660e5-37a6-4e42-bfa0-1358ebd9c182

Output: This particular stack has one load balancer.

  "ElasticLoadBalancers": [
          "SubnetIds": [
          "Ec2InstanceIds": [],
          "ElasticLoadBalancerName": "my-balancer",
          "Region": "us-west-2",
          "LayerId": "344973cb-bf2b-4cd0-8d93-51cd819bab04",
          "AvailabilityZones": [
          "VpcId": "vpc-b319f9d4",
          "StackId": "6f4660e5-37a6-4e42-bfa0-1358ebd9c182",
          "DnsName": "my-balancer-2094040179.us-west-2.elb.amazonaws.com"

More Information

For more information, see Apps in the AWS OpsWorks User Guide.


ElasticLoadBalancers -> (list)

A list of ElasticLoadBalancer objects that describe the specified Elastic Load Balancing instances.


Describes an Elastic Load Balancing instance.

ElasticLoadBalancerName -> (string)

The Elastic Load Balancing instance’s name.

Region -> (string)

The instance’s AWS region.

DnsName -> (string)

The instance’s public DNS name.

StackId -> (string)

The ID of the stack that the instance is associated with.

LayerId -> (string)

The ID of the layer that the instance is attached to.

VpcId -> (string)


AvailabilityZones -> (list)

A list of Availability Zones.


SubnetIds -> (list)

A list of subnet IDs, if the stack is running in a VPC.


Ec2InstanceIds -> (list)

A list of the EC2 instances that the Elastic Load Balancing instance is managing traffic for.