GetTrafficPolicy - Amazon Route 53
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Gets information about a specific traffic policy version.

For information about how of deleting a traffic policy affects the response from GetTrafficPolicy, see DeleteTrafficPolicy.

Request Syntax

GET /2013-04-01/trafficpolicy/Id/Version HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The ID of the traffic policy that you want to get information about.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 36.

Required: Yes


The version number of the traffic policy that you want to get information about.

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1. Maximum value of 1000.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <GetTrafficPolicyResponse> <TrafficPolicy> <Comment>string</Comment> <Document>string</Document> <Id>string</Id> <Name>string</Name> <Type>string</Type> <Version>integer</Version> </TrafficPolicy> </GetTrafficPolicyResponse>

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in XML format by the service.


Root level tag for the GetTrafficPolicyResponse parameters.

Required: Yes


A complex type that contains settings for the specified traffic policy.

Type: TrafficPolicy object


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


The input is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


No traffic policy exists with the specified ID.

HTTP Status Code: 404


Example Request

This example illustrates one usage of GetTrafficPolicy.

GET /2013-04-01/trafficpolicy/12345678-abcd-9876-fedc-1a2b3c4de5f6/2

Example Response

This example illustrates one usage of GetTrafficPolicy.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <GetTrafficPolicyResponse xmlns=""> <TrafficPolicy> <Id>12345678-abcd-9876-fedc-1a2b3c4de5f6</Id> <Version>2</Version> <Name>MyTrafficPolicy</Name> <Type>A</Type> <Document>traffic policy definition in JSON format</Document> <Comment>New traffic policy version</Comment> </TrafficPolicy> </GetTrafficPolicyResponse>

See Also

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