DescribePatchGroupState - Amazon Systems Manager
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DescribePatchGroupState

Returns high-level aggregated patch compliance state information for a patch group.

Request Syntax

{ "PatchGroup": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

PatchGroup

The name of the patch group whose patch snapshot should be retrieved.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 256.

Pattern: ^([\p{L}\p{Z}\p{N}_.:/=+\-@]*)$

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "Instances": number, "InstancesWithCriticalNonCompliantPatches": number, "InstancesWithFailedPatches": number, "InstancesWithInstalledOtherPatches": number, "InstancesWithInstalledPatches": number, "InstancesWithInstalledPendingRebootPatches": number, "InstancesWithInstalledRejectedPatches": number, "InstancesWithMissingPatches": number, "InstancesWithNotApplicablePatches": number, "InstancesWithOtherNonCompliantPatches": number, "InstancesWithSecurityNonCompliantPatches": number, "InstancesWithUnreportedNotApplicablePatches": number }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

Instances

The number of instances in the patch group.

Type: Integer

InstancesWithCriticalNonCompliantPatches

The number of instances where patches that are specified as Critical for compliance reporting in the patch baseline aren't installed. These patches might be missing, have failed installation, were rejected, or were installed but awaiting a required instance reboot. The status of these instances is NON_COMPLIANT.

Type: Integer

InstancesWithFailedPatches

The number of instances with patches from the patch baseline that failed to install.

Type: Integer

InstancesWithInstalledOtherPatches

The number of instances with patches installed that aren't defined in the patch baseline.

Type: Integer

InstancesWithInstalledPatches

The number of instances with installed patches.

Type: Integer

InstancesWithInstalledPendingRebootPatches

The number of instances with patches installed by Patch Manager that haven't been rebooted after the patch installation. The status of these instances is NON_COMPLIANT.

Type: Integer

InstancesWithInstalledRejectedPatches

The number of instances with patches installed that are specified in a RejectedPatches list. Patches with a status of INSTALLED_REJECTED were typically installed before they were added to a RejectedPatches list.

Note

If ALLOW_AS_DEPENDENCY is the specified option for RejectedPatchesAction, the value of InstancesWithInstalledRejectedPatches will always be 0 (zero).

Type: Integer

InstancesWithMissingPatches

The number of instances with missing patches from the patch baseline.

Type: Integer

InstancesWithNotApplicablePatches

The number of instances with patches that aren't applicable.

Type: Integer

InstancesWithOtherNonCompliantPatches

The number of instances with patches installed that are specified as other than Critical or Security but aren't compliant with the patch baseline. The status of these instances is NON_COMPLIANT.

Type: Integer

InstancesWithSecurityNonCompliantPatches

The number of instances where patches that are specified as Security in a patch advisory aren't installed. These patches might be missing, have failed installation, were rejected, or were installed but awaiting a required instance reboot. The status of these instances is NON_COMPLIANT.

Type: Integer

InstancesWithUnreportedNotApplicablePatches

The number of instances with NotApplicable patches beyond the supported limit, which aren't reported by name to Inventory. Inventory is a capability of Amazon Systems Manager.

Type: Integer

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

InternalServerError

An error occurred on the server side.

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidNextToken

The specified token isn't valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

Examples

Example

This example illustrates one usage of DescribePatchGroupState.

Sample Request

POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: ssm.us-east-2.amazonaws.com Accept-Encoding: identity Content-Length: 33 X-Amz-Target: AmazonSSM.DescribePatchGroupState X-Amz-Date: 20180308T205757Z User-Agent: aws-cli/1.11.180 Python/2.7.9 Windows/8 botocore/1.7.38 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE/20180308/us-east-2/ssm/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-type;host;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=39c3b3042cd2aEXAMPLE { "PatchGroup": "mypatchgroup" }

Sample Response

{ "Instances": 12, "InstancesWithCriticalNonCompliantPatches": 1, "InstancesWithFailedPatches": 2, "InstancesWithInstalledOtherPatches": 3, "InstancesWithInstalledPatches": 12, "InstancesWithInstalledPendingRebootPatches": 2, "InstancesWithInstalledRejectedPatches": 1, "InstancesWithMissingPatches": 3, "InstancesWithNotApplicablePatches": 0, "InstancesWithOtherNonCompliantPatches": 0, "InstancesWithSecurityNonCompliantPatches": 1, "InstancesWithUnreportedNotApplicablePatches": 0 }

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific Amazon SDKs, see the following: