[ aws . mgn ]



Starts a job that terminates specific launched EC2 Test and Cutover instances. This command will not work for any Source Server with a lifecycle.state of TESTING, CUTTING_OVER, or CUTOVER.

See also: AWS API Documentation


[--account-id <value>]
--source-server-ids <value>
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--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>]


--account-id (string)

Terminate Target instance by Account ID

--source-server-ids (list)

Terminate Target instance by Source Server IDs.



"string" "string" ...

--tags (map)

Terminate Target instance by Tags.

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

{"string": "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.

--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.


job -> (structure)

Terminate Target instance Job response.

arn -> (string)

the ARN of the specific Job.

creationDateTime -> (string)

Job creation time.

endDateTime -> (string)

Job end time.

initiatedBy -> (string)

Job initiated by field.

jobID -> (string)

Job ID.

participatingServers -> (list)

Servers participating in a specific Job.


Server participating in Job.

launchStatus -> (string)

Participating server launch status.

launchedEc2InstanceID -> (string)

Participating server’s launched ec2 instance ID.

postLaunchActionsStatus -> (structure)

Participating server’s Post Launch Actions Status.

postLaunchActionsLaunchStatusList -> (list)

List of Post Launch Action status.


Launch Status of the Job Post Launch Actions.

executionID -> (string)

AWS Systems Manager Document’s execution ID of the of the Job Post Launch Actions.

executionStatus -> (string)

AWS Systems Manager Document’s execution status.

failureReason -> (string)

AWS Systems Manager Document’s failure reason.

ssmDocument -> (structure)

AWS Systems Manager’s Document of the of the Job Post Launch Actions.

actionName -> (string)

User-friendly name for the AWS Systems Manager Document.

externalParameters -> (map)

AWS Systems Manager Document external parameters.

key -> (string)

value -> (tagged union structure)

AWS Systems Manager Document external parameter.


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

dynamicPath -> (string)

AWS Systems Manager Document external parameters dynamic path.

mustSucceedForCutover -> (boolean)

If true, Cutover will not be enabled if the document has failed.

parameters -> (map)

AWS Systems Manager Document parameters.

key -> (string)

value -> (list)


AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store parameter.

parameterName -> (string)

AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store parameter name.

parameterType -> (string)

AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store parameter type.

ssmDocumentName -> (string)

AWS Systems Manager Document name or full ARN.

timeoutSeconds -> (integer)

AWS Systems Manager Document timeout seconds.

ssmDocumentType -> (string)

AWS Systems Manager Document type.

ssmAgentDiscoveryDatetime -> (string)

Time where the AWS Systems Manager was detected as running on the Test or Cutover instance.

sourceServerID -> (string)

Participating server Source Server ID.

status -> (string)

Job status.

tags -> (map)

Tags associated with specific Job.

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

type -> (string)

Job type.