[ aws . workdocs ]



Retrieves the path information (the hierarchy from the root folder) for the specified folder.

By default, Amazon WorkDocs returns a maximum of 100 levels upwards from the requested folder and only includes the IDs of the parent folders in the path. You can limit the maximum number of levels. You can also request the parent folder names.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


[--authentication-token <value>]
--folder-id <value>
[--limit <value>]
[--fields <value>]
[--marker <value>]
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--authentication-token (string)

Amazon WorkDocs authentication token. Not required when using AWS administrator credentials to access the API.

--folder-id (string)

The ID of the folder.

--limit (integer)

The maximum number of levels in the hierarchy to return.

--fields (string)

A comma-separated list of values. Specify “NAME” to include the names of the parent folders.

--marker (string)

This value is not supported.

--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.

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


To retrieve path information for a folder

This example retrieves the path information (hierarchy from the root folder) for the specified folder, and includes the names of the parent folders.


aws workdocs get-folder-path --folder-id 50893c0af679524d1a0e0651130ed6d073e1a05f95bd12c42dcde5d35634ed08 --fields NAME


  "Path": {
      "Components": [
              "Id": "a43d29cbb8e7c4d25cfee8b803a504b0dc63e760b55ad0c611c6b87691eb6ff3",
              "Name": "/"
              "Id": "1ece93e5fe75315c7407c4967918b4fd9da87ddb2a588e67b7fdaf4a98fde678",
              "Name": "Top Level Folder"
              "Id": "50893c0af679524d1a0e0651130ed6d073e1a05f95bd12c42dcde5d35634ed08",
              "Name": "Sublevel Folder"


Path -> (structure)

The path information.

Components -> (list)

The components of the resource path.


Describes the resource path.

Id -> (string)

The ID of the resource path.

Name -> (string)

The name of the resource path.