[ aws . datapipeline ]



Gets the object definitions for a set of objects associated with the pipeline. Object definitions are composed of a set of fields that define the properties of the object.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.

describe-objects is a paginated operation. Multiple API calls may be issued in order to retrieve the entire data set of results. You can disable pagination by providing the --no-paginate argument. When using --output text and the --query argument on a paginated response, the --query argument must extract data from the results of the following query expressions: pipelineObjects


--pipeline-id <value>
--object-ids <value>
[--evaluate-expressions | --no-evaluate-expressions]
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--max-items <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--pipeline-id (string)

The ID of the pipeline that contains the object definitions.

--object-ids (list)

The IDs of the pipeline objects that contain the definitions to be described. You can pass as many as 25 identifiers in a single call to DescribeObjects .



"string" "string" ...

--evaluate-expressions | --no-evaluate-expressions (boolean)

Indicates whether any expressions in the object should be evaluated when the object descriptions are returned.

--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.

--starting-token (string)

A token to specify where to start paginating. This is the NextToken from a previously truncated response.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--max-items (integer)

The total number of items to return in the command’s output. If the total number of items available is more than the value specified, a NextToken is provided in the command’s output. To resume pagination, provide the NextToken value in the starting-token argument of a subsequent command. Do not use the NextToken response element directly outside of the AWS CLI.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--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.

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


pipelineObjects -> (list)

An array of object definitions.


Contains information about a pipeline object. This can be a logical, physical, or physical attempt pipeline object. The complete set of components of a pipeline defines the pipeline.

id -> (string)

The ID of the object.

name -> (string)

The name of the object.

fields -> (list)

Key-value pairs that define the properties of the object.


A key-value pair that describes a property of a pipeline object. The value is specified as either a string value (StringValue ) or a reference to another object (RefValue ) but not as both.

key -> (string)

The field identifier.

stringValue -> (string)

The field value, expressed as a String.

refValue -> (string)

The field value, expressed as the identifier of another object.

marker -> (string)

The starting point for the next page of results. To view the next page of results, call DescribeObjects again with this marker value. If the value is null, there are no more results.

hasMoreResults -> (boolean)

Indicates whether there are more results to return.