Amazon CLI user guide document history - Amazon Command Line Interface
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Amazon CLI user guide document history

The following table describes important additions to the Amazon Command Line Interface User Guide, beginning in January 2019. For notification about updates to this documentation, you can subscribe to the RSS feed.

ChangeDescriptionDate

Content for the Amazon CLI V1 and V2 are now separated into their respective guides

For clarity and ease, the Amazon CLI version 1 and Amazon CLI version 2 content is now separated into their own guides. For Amazon CLI version 2, see the latest Amazon Command Line Interface User Guide

November 2, 2021

Added Amazon CLI alias information

Added Amazon CLI alias information. Aliases are shortcuts you can create in the Amazon Command Line Interface (Amazon CLI) to shorten commands or scripts that you frequently use.

March 11, 2021

Updated filter output information

Updated information for filters and moved to their own page.

February 1, 2021

Deprecation announcement for Python 2.7, 3.4, and 3.5

Python 2.7 was deprecated by the Python Software Foundation on January 1, 2020. Going forward, customers using the Amazon CLI version 1 should transition to using Python 3, with a minimum of Python 3.6. Python 2.7 support is deprecated for new versions of the Amazon CLI version 1 starting 7/19/2021. Python 3.4 and 3.5 is deprecated starting 2/1/2021.

January 29, 2021

Added Amazon S3 scripting example

Added an Amazon S3 lifecycle scripting example.

October 15, 2020

Added Amazon EC2 scripting example

Added an Amazon EC2 instance type scripting example.

October 15, 2020

Added retries information

Added a retries page for features and behavior of retries in the Amazon CLI.

September 17, 2020

Server-side and client-side pagination page

Updated pagination information and centralized on a single page.

August 17, 2020

Updated s3 commands page

Updated the high-level s3 commands page with new examples and resources.

July 30, 2020

Updated installation information

The install, update, and uninstall information for Linux, macOS, and Windows are updated.

May 19, 2020

Updated to remove support for Python 2.6 and 3.3 from Amazon CLI version 1

As of January 10th, 2020, Amazon CLI version 1 no longer supports using Python versions 2.6 or 3.3. You must update to a newer version of Python to use Amazon CLI version 1.17 or later.

January 10, 2020

New MFA section

Added a new section describing how to access the CLI using multi-factor authentication and roles.

May 3, 2019

Update to "Using the CLI" section

Major improvements and additions to the usage instructions and procedures.

March 7, 2019

Update to "Installing the CLI" section

Major improvements and additions to the Amazon CLI installation instructions and procedures.

March 7, 2019

Update to "Configuring the CLI" section

Major improvements and additions to the Amazon CLI configuration instructions and procedures.

March 7, 2019