[ aws . connect ]

start-task-contact

Description

Initiates a flow to start a new task.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Synopsis

  start-task-contact
--instance-id <value>
[--previous-contact-id <value>]
[--contact-flow-id <value>]
[--attributes <value>]
--name <value>
[--references <value>]
[--description <value>]
[--client-token <value>]
[--scheduled-time <value>]
[--task-template-id <value>]
[--quick-connect-id <value>]
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--debug]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--no-verify-ssl]
[--no-paginate]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--no-sign-request]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]
[--cli-binary-format <value>]
[--no-cli-pager]
[--cli-auto-prompt]
[--no-cli-auto-prompt]

Options

--instance-id (string)

The identifier of the Amazon Connect instance. You can find the instanceId in the ARN of the instance.

--previous-contact-id (string)

The identifier of the previous chat, voice, or task contact.

--contact-flow-id (string)

The identifier of the flow for initiating the tasks. To see the ContactFlowId in the Amazon Connect console user interface, on the navigation menu go to Routing , Contact Flows . Choose the flow. On the flow page, under the name of the flow, choose Show additional flow information . The ContactFlowId is the last part of the ARN, shown here in bold:

arn:aws:connect:us-west-2:xxxxxxxxxxxx:instance/xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx/contact-flow/846ec553-a005-41c0-8341-xxxxxxxxxxxx

--attributes (map)

A custom key-value pair using an attribute map. The attributes are standard Amazon Connect attributes, and can be accessed in flows just like any other contact attributes.

There can be up to 32,768 UTF-8 bytes across all key-value pairs per contact. Attribute keys can include only alphanumeric, dash, and underscore characters.

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

Shorthand Syntax:

KeyName1=string,KeyName2=string

JSON Syntax:

{"string": "string"
  ...}

--name (string)

The name of a task that is shown to an agent in the Contact Control Panel (CCP).

--references (map)

A formatted URL that is shown to an agent in the Contact Control Panel (CCP).

key -> (string)

value -> (structure)

Well-formed data on a contact, used by agents to complete a contact request. You can have up to 4,096 UTF-8 bytes across all references for a contact.

Value -> (string)

A valid value for the reference. For example, for a URL reference, a formatted URL that is displayed to an agent in the Contact Control Panel (CCP).

Type -> (string)

The type of the reference.

Shorthand Syntax:

KeyName1=Value=string,Type=string,KeyName2=Value=string,Type=string

JSON Syntax:

{"string": {
      "Value": "string",
      "Type": "URL"|"ATTACHMENT"|"NUMBER"|"STRING"|"DATE"|"EMAIL"
    }
  ...}

--description (string)

A description of the task that is shown to an agent in the Contact Control Panel (CCP).

--client-token (string)

A unique, case-sensitive identifier that you provide to ensure the idempotency of the request.

--scheduled-time (timestamp)

The timestamp, in Unix Epoch seconds format, at which to start running the inbound flow. The scheduled time cannot be in the past. It must be within up to 6 days in future.

--task-template-id (string)

A unique identifier for the task template.

--quick-connect-id (string)

The identifier for the quick connect.

--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. The generated JSON skeleton is not stable between versions of the AWS CLI and there are no backwards compatibility guarantees in the JSON skeleton generated.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command’s default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json

  • text

  • table

  • yaml

  • yaml-stream

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on

  • off

  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-binary-format (string)

The formatting style to be used for binary blobs. The default format is base64. The base64 format expects binary blobs to be provided as a base64 encoded string. The raw-in-base64-out format preserves compatibility with AWS CLI V1 behavior and binary values must be passed literally. When providing contents from a file that map to a binary blob fileb:// will always be treated as binary and use the file contents directly regardless of the cli-binary-format setting. When using file:// the file contents will need to properly formatted for the configured cli-binary-format.

  • base64

  • raw-in-base64-out

--no-cli-pager (boolean)

Disable cli pager for output.

--cli-auto-prompt (boolean)

Automatically prompt for CLI input parameters.

--no-cli-auto-prompt (boolean)

Disable automatically prompt for CLI input parameters.

Output

ContactId -> (string)

The identifier of this contact within the Amazon Connect instance.