GetTrafficPolicyInstance - Amazon Route 53
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Gets information about a specified traffic policy instance.


Use GetTrafficPolicyInstance with the id of new traffic policy instance to confirm that the CreateTrafficPolicyInstance or an UpdateTrafficPolicyInstance request completed successfully. For more information, see the State response element.


In the Route 53 console, traffic policy instances are known as policy records.

Request Syntax

GET /2013-04-01/trafficpolicyinstance/Id HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


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

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

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"?> <GetTrafficPolicyInstanceResponse> <TrafficPolicyInstance> <HostedZoneId>string</HostedZoneId> <Id>string</Id> <Message>string</Message> <Name>string</Name> <State>string</State> <TrafficPolicyId>string</TrafficPolicyId> <TrafficPolicyType>string</TrafficPolicyType> <TrafficPolicyVersion>integer</TrafficPolicyVersion> <TTL>long</TTL> </TrafficPolicyInstance> </GetTrafficPolicyInstanceResponse>

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 GetTrafficPolicyInstanceResponse parameters.

Required: Yes


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

Type: TrafficPolicyInstance 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 instance exists with the specified ID.

HTTP Status Code: 404


Example Request

This example illustrates one usage of GetTrafficPolicyInstance.

GET /2013-04-01/trafficpolicyinstance/12131415-abac-5432-caba-6f5e4d3c2b1a

Example Response

This example illustrates one usage of GetTrafficPolicyInstance.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <GetTrafficPolicyInstanceResponse xmlns=""> <TrafficPolicyInstance> <Id>12131415-abac-5432-caba-6f5e4d3c2b1a</Id> <HostedZoneId>Z1D633PJN98FT9</HostedZoneId> <Name></Name> <TTL>300</TTL> <State>Applied</State> <Message/> <TrafficPolicyId>12345678-abcd-9876-fedc-1a2b3c4de5f6</TrafficPolicyId> <TrafficPolicyVersion>7</TrafficPolicyVersion> <TrafficPolicyType>A</TrafficPolicyType> </TrafficPolicyInstance> </GetTrafficPolicyInstanceResponse>

See Also

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