[ aws . globalaccelerator ]



Describe the attributes of an accelerator.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


--accelerator-arn <value>
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--accelerator-arn (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the accelerator with the attributes that you want to describe.

--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 use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal’s quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

To describe an accelerator’s attributes

The following describe-accelerator-attributes example retrieves the attribute details for an accelerator.

aws globalaccelerator describe-accelerator-attributes \
    --accelerator-arn arn:aws:globalaccelerator::012345678901:accelerator/1234abcd-abcd-1234-abcd-1234abcdefgh


    "AcceleratorAttributes": {
        "FlowLogsEnabled": true
        "FlowLogsS3Bucket": flowlogs-abc
        "FlowLogsS3Prefix": bucketprefix-abc

For more information, see Accelerators in AWS Global Accelerator in the AWS Global Accelerator Developer Guide.


AcceleratorAttributes -> (structure)

The attributes of the accelerator.

FlowLogsEnabled -> (boolean)

Indicates whether flow logs are enabled. The default value is false. If the value is true, FlowLogsS3Bucket and FlowLogsS3Prefix must be specified.

For more information, see Flow logs in the Global Accelerator Developer Guide .

FlowLogsS3Bucket -> (string)

The name of the Amazon S3 bucket for the flow logs. Attribute is required if FlowLogsEnabled is true . The bucket must exist and have a bucket policy that grants Global Accelerator permission to write to the bucket.

FlowLogsS3Prefix -> (string)

The prefix for the location in the Amazon S3 bucket for the flow logs. Attribute is required if FlowLogsEnabled is true .

If you specify slash (/) for the S3 bucket prefix, the log file bucket folder structure will include a double slash (//), like the following: