Returns a list of host keys for the server that's specified by the ServerId parameter.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.list_host_keys(
  • MaxResults (integer) -- The maximum number of host keys to return.
  • NextToken (string) -- When there are additional results that were not returned, a NextToken parameter is returned. You can use that value for a subsequent call to ListHostKeys to continue listing results.
  • ServerId (string) --


    The identifier of the server that contains the host keys that you want to view.

Return type



Response Syntax

    'NextToken': 'string',
    'ServerId': 'string',
    'HostKeys': [
            'Arn': 'string',
            'HostKeyId': 'string',
            'Fingerprint': 'string',
            'Description': 'string',
            'Type': 'string',
            'DateImported': datetime(2015, 1, 1)

Response Structure

  • (dict) --

    • NextToken (string) --

      Returns a token that you can use to call ListHostKeys again and receive additional results, if there are any.

    • ServerId (string) --

      Returns the server identifier that contains the listed host keys.

    • HostKeys (list) --

      Returns an array, where each item contains the details of a host key.

      • (dict) --

        Returns properties of the host key that's specified.

        • Arn (string) --

          The unique Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the host key.

        • HostKeyId (string) --

          A unique identifier for the host key.

        • Fingerprint (string) --

          The public key fingerprint, which is a short sequence of bytes used to identify the longer public key.

        • Description (string) --

          The current description for the host key. You can change it by calling the UpdateHostKey operation and providing a new description.

        • Type (string) --

          The encryption algorithm that is used for the host key. The Type parameter is specified by using one of the following values:

          • ssh-rsa
          • ssh-ed25519
          • ecdsa-sha2-nistp256
          • ecdsa-sha2-nistp384
          • ecdsa-sha2-nistp521
        • DateImported (datetime) --

          The date on which the host key was added to the server.


  • Transfer.Client.exceptions.ServiceUnavailableException
  • Transfer.Client.exceptions.InternalServiceError
  • Transfer.Client.exceptions.InvalidNextTokenException
  • Transfer.Client.exceptions.InvalidRequestException
  • Transfer.Client.exceptions.ResourceNotFoundException