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AWS CLI – Invalid base64
AWS CLI – Invalid base64

AWS CLI – Invalid base64

If you are using the AWS CLI and experience an Invalid base64 exception, the cause is the same as the Invalid UTF-8 middle byte 0x28 exception mentioned in my other post

Again, you have two options to address

  • revert to using v1 of the CLI
  • add ‘–cli-binary-format raw-in-base64-out’ to your command if sticking with v2

v2 is recommended by AWS. Here is a list of the breaking changes when moving from v1 to v2:

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