GetAccountSettings - Amazon Resource Groups
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Retrieves the current status of optional features in Resource Groups.

Request Syntax

POST /get-account-settings HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "AccountSettings": { "GroupLifecycleEventsDesiredStatus": "string", "GroupLifecycleEventsStatus": "string", "GroupLifecycleEventsStatusMessage": "string" } }

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.


The current settings for the optional features in Resource Groups.

Type: AccountSettings object


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


The request includes one or more parameters that violate validation rules.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The caller isn't authorized to make the request. Check permissions.

HTTP Status Code: 403


An internal error occurred while processing the request. Try again later.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The request uses an HTTP method that isn't allowed for the specified resource.

HTTP Status Code: 405


You've exceeded throttling limits by making too many requests in a period of time.

HTTP Status Code: 429



The following example retrieves the current Resource Groups account settings for the calling Amazon Web Services account:

Sample Request

POST /get-account-settings HTTP/1.1 Host: Accept-Encoding: identity User-Agent: <VARIES> X-Amz-Date: 20221213T214448Z X-Amz-Security-Token: <SECURITY-TOKEN> Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=<ACCESS-KEY>/20220113/us-west-2/resource-groups/aws4_request,SignedHeaders=host;x-amz-date;x-amz-security-token,Signature=<SIGV4-SIGNATURE>

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2022 21:44:48 GMT Content-Type: application/json Content-Length: 61 x-amzn-RequestId: <VARIES> x-amz-apigw-id: <VARIES> X-Amzn-Trace-Id: Root=<VARIES> Connection: keep-alive { "AccountSettings": { "GroupLifecycleEventsStatus": "INACTIVE" } }

See Also

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