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AWS SSM Go SDK parameter store example
package main
import (
func main() {
sess, err := session.NewSessionWithOptions(session.Options{
Config: aws.Config{Region: aws.String("us-east-1")},
SharedConfigState: session.SharedConfigEnable,
if err != nil {
ssmsvc := ssm.New(sess, aws.NewConfig().WithRegion("us-west-2"))
keyname := "/MyService/MyApp/Dev/DATABASE_URI"
withDecryption := false
param, err := ssmsvc.GetParameter(&ssm.GetParameterInput{
Name: &keyname,
WithDecryption: &withDecryption,
value := *param.Parameter.Value

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danielpsf commented Feb 21, 2019

Loved your example... Pretty simple and solid. Thank you man! 😍


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jyotianeja99 commented May 2, 2019

I also liked this example. :)


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jayakumar-v commented Dec 18, 2019

Hi @miguelmota - Followed exactly the same code base - Got an error as
"errorMessage": "runtime error: invalid memory address or nil pointer dereference",
"errorType": "errorString",
"stackTrace": [
"path": "",
"line": 31,
"label": "(*Function).Invoke.func1"

thrown at line calling ssmsvc.GetParameter method. I am testing method by calling from lambda

Can you help on this?

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