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Returns a list of Jobs. Use the JobsID and fromDate and toDate filters to limit which jobs are returned. The response is sorted by creationDataTime - latest date first. Jobs are created by the StartRecovery, TerminateRecoveryInstances and StartFailbackLaunch APIs. Jobs are also created by DiagnosticLaunch and TerminateDiagnosticInstances, which are APIs available only to Support and only used in response to relevant support tickets.

See also: AWS API Documentation

describe-jobs 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: items


[--filters <value>]
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--page-size <value>]
[--max-items <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]
[--cli-binary-format <value>]


--filters (structure)

A set of filters by which to return Jobs.

fromDate -> (string)

The start date in a date range query.

jobIDs -> (list)

An array of Job IDs that should be returned. An empty array means all jobs.


toDate -> (string)

The end date in a date range query.

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

  "fromDate": "string",
  "jobIDs": ["string", ...],
  "toDate": "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.

--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 .

--page-size (integer)

The size of each page to get in the AWS service call. This does not affect the number of items returned in the command’s output. Setting a smaller page size results in more calls to the AWS service, retrieving fewer items in each call. This can help prevent the AWS service calls from timing out.

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. 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.


items -> (list)

An array of Jobs.


A job is an asynchronous workflow.

arn -> (string)

The ARN of a Job.

creationDateTime -> (string)

The date and time of when the Job was created.

endDateTime -> (string)

The date and time of when the Job ended.

initiatedBy -> (string)

A string representing who initiated the Job.

jobID -> (string)

The ID of the Job.

participatingResources -> (list)

A list of resources that the Job is acting upon.


Represents a resource participating in an asynchronous Job.

launchStatus -> (string)

The launch status of a participating resource.

participatingResourceID -> (tagged union structure)

The ID of a participating resource.


This is a Tagged Union structure. Only one of the following top level keys can be set: sourceNetworkID.

sourceNetworkID -> (string)

Source Network ID.

participatingServers -> (list)

A list of servers that the Job is acting upon.


Represents a server participating in an asynchronous Job.

launchActionsStatus -> (structure)

The post-launch action runs of a participating server.

runs -> (list)

List of post launch action status.


Launch action run.

action -> (structure)


actionCode -> (string)

Launch action code.

actionId -> (string)

Launch action Id.

actionVersion -> (string)

Launch action version.

active -> (boolean)

Whether the launch action is active.

category -> (string)

Launch action category.

description -> (string)

Launch action description.

name -> (string)

Launch action name.

optional -> (boolean)

Whether the launch will not be marked as failed if this action fails.

order -> (integer)

Launch action order.

parameters -> (map)

Launch action parameters.

key -> (string)

value -> (structure)

Launch action parameter.

type -> (string)


value -> (string)


type -> (string)

Launch action type.

failureReason -> (string)

Failure reason.

runId -> (string)

Run Id.

status -> (string)

Run status.

ssmAgentDiscoveryDatetime -> (string)

Time where the AWS Systems Manager was detected as running on the launched instance.

launchStatus -> (string)

The launch status of a participating server.

recoveryInstanceID -> (string)

The Recovery Instance ID of a participating server.

sourceServerID -> (string)

The Source Server ID of a participating server.

status -> (string)

The status of the Job.

tags -> (map)

A list of tags associated with the Job.

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

type -> (string)

The type of the Job.

nextToken -> (string)

The token of the next Job to retrieve.