GetFinding - IAM Access Analyzer
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Retrieves information about the specified finding. GetFinding and GetFindingV2 both use access-analyzer:GetFinding in the Action element of an IAM policy statement. You must have permission to perform the access-analyzer:GetFinding action.

Request Syntax

GET /finding/id?analyzerArn=analyzerArn HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The ARN of the analyzer that generated the finding.

Pattern: [^:]*:[^:]*:[^:]*:[^:]*:[^:]*:analyzer/.{1,255}

Required: Yes


The ID of the finding to retrieve.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "finding": { "action": [ "string" ], "analyzedAt": "string", "condition": { "string" : "string" }, "createdAt": "string", "error": "string", "id": "string", "isPublic": boolean, "principal": { "string" : "string" }, "resource": "string", "resourceOwnerAccount": "string", "resourceType": "string", "sources": [ { "detail": { "accessPointAccount": "string", "accessPointArn": "string" }, "type": "string" } ], "status": "string", "updatedAt": "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.


A finding object that contains finding details.

Type: Finding object


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


You do not have sufficient access to perform this action.

HTTP Status Code: 403


Internal server error.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The specified resource could not be found.

HTTP Status Code: 404


Throttling limit exceeded error.

HTTP Status Code: 429


Validation exception error.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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