Using Amazon Simple Workflow Service with the Amazon CLI - Amazon Command Line Interface
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Using Amazon Simple Workflow Service with the Amazon CLI

An introduction to Amazon Simple Workflow Service

You can access the features of Amazon Simple Workflow Service (Amazon SWF) using the Amazon Command Line Interface (Amazon CLI).

To list the Amazon CLI commands for Amazon SWF, use the following command.

aws swf help

Before you run any commands, set your default credentials. For more information, see Configuring the Amazon CLI.

The following topics show examples of Amazon CLI commands that perform common tasks for Amazon SWF.