GetGroup - Amazon Resource Groups
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GetGroup

Returns information about a specified resource group.

Minimum permissions

To run this command, you must have the following permissions:

  • resource-groups:GetGroup

Request Syntax

POST /get-group HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "Group": "string", "GroupName": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

Group

The name or the ARN of the resource group to retrieve.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1600.

Pattern: (arn:aws(-[a-z]+)*:resource-groups:[a-z]{2}(-[a-z]+)+-\d{1}:[0-9]{12}:group/)?[a-zA-Z0-9_\.-]{1,128}

Required: No

GroupName

Deprecated - don't use this parameter. Use Group instead.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9_\.-]+

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "Group": { "Description": "string", "GroupArn": "string", "Name": "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.

Group

A structure that contains the metadata details for the specified resource group. Use GetGroupQuery and GetGroupConfiguration to get those additional details of the resource group.

Type: Group object

Errors

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

BadRequestException

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

HTTP Status Code: 400

ForbiddenException

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

HTTP Status Code: 403

InternalServerErrorException

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

HTTP Status Code: 500

MethodNotAllowedException

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

HTTP Status Code: 405

NotFoundException

One or more of the specified resources don't exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404

TooManyRequestsException

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

HTTP Status Code: 429

Examples

Example

The following example displays the metadata about a resource group in the us-west-2 Region for the calling Amazon account. You can then use GetGroupQuery and GetGroupConfiguration to get the details of the resource group.

Sample Request

POST /get-group HTTP/1.1 Host: resource-groups.us-west-2.amazonaws.com Accept-Encoding: identity User-Agent: aws-cli/2.2.40 Python/3.8.8 Windows/10 exe/AMD64 prompt/off command/resource-groups.get-group X-Amz-Date: 20220113T211658Z 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> Content-Length: 21 {"Group": "CRPGroup"}

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 21:16:58 GMT Content-Type: application/json Content-Length: 193 x-amzn-RequestId: <VARIES> x-amz-apigw-id: <VARIES> X-Amzn-Trace-Id: Root=<VARIES> Connection: keep-alive { "Group":{ "GroupArn":"arn:aws:resource-groups:us-west-2:123456789012:group/CRPGroup", "Name":"CRPGroup", "Description":"Resource group for capacity reservations.", "OwnerId":"123456789012" } }

See Also

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