ApplicationDiscoveryService / Client / describe_tags



Retrieves a list of configuration items that have tags as specified by the key-value pairs, name and value, passed to the optional parameter filters.

There are three valid tag filter names:

  • tagKey

  • tagValue

  • configurationId

Also, all configuration items associated with your user that have tags can be listed if you call DescribeTags as is without passing any parameters.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.describe_tags(
            'name': 'string',
            'values': [
  • filters (list) –

    You can filter the list using a key-value format. You can separate these items by using logical operators. Allowed filters include tagKey, tagValue, and configurationId.

    • (dict) –

      The tag filter. Valid names are: tagKey, tagValue, configurationId.

      • name (string) – [REQUIRED]

        A name of the tag filter.

      • values (list) – [REQUIRED]

        Values for the tag filter.

        • (string) –

  • maxResults (integer) – The total number of items to return in a single page of output. The maximum value is 100.

  • nextToken (string) – A token to start the list. Use this token to get the next set of results.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'tags': [
            'configurationType': 'SERVER'|'PROCESS'|'CONNECTION'|'APPLICATION',
            'configurationId': 'string',
            'key': 'string',
            'value': 'string',
            'timeOfCreation': datetime(2015, 1, 1)
    'nextToken': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • tags (list) –

      Depending on the input, this is a list of configuration items tagged with a specific tag, or a list of tags for a specific configuration item.

      • (dict) –

        Tags for a configuration item. Tags are metadata that help you categorize IT assets.

        • configurationType (string) –

          A type of IT asset to tag.

        • configurationId (string) –

          The configuration ID for the item to tag. You can specify a list of keys and values.

        • key (string) –

          A type of tag on which to filter. For example, serverType.

        • value (string) –

          A value on which to filter. For example key = serverType and value = web server.

        • timeOfCreation (datetime) –

          The time the configuration tag was created in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

    • nextToken (string) –

      The call returns a token. Use this token to get the next set of results.