DescribeExport - Amazon DynamoDB
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Describes an existing table export.

Request Syntax

{ "ExportArn": "string" }

Request Parameters

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


In the following list, the required parameters are described first.


The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) associated with the export.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 37. Maximum length of 1024.

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "ExportDescription": { "BilledSizeBytes": number, "ClientToken": "string", "EndTime": number, "ExportArn": "string", "ExportFormat": "string", "ExportManifest": "string", "ExportStatus": "string", "ExportTime": number, "ExportType": "string", "FailureCode": "string", "FailureMessage": "string", "IncrementalExportSpecification": { "ExportFromTime": number, "ExportToTime": number, "ExportViewType": "string" }, "ItemCount": number, "S3Bucket": "string", "S3BucketOwner": "string", "S3Prefix": "string", "S3SseAlgorithm": "string", "S3SseKmsKeyId": "string", "StartTime": number, "TableArn": "string", "TableId": "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.


Represents the properties of the export.

Type: ExportDescription object


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


The specified export was not found.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An error occurred on the server side.

HTTP Status Code: 500


There is no limit to the number of daily on-demand backups that can be taken.

For most purposes, up to 500 simultaneous table operations are allowed per account. These operations include CreateTable, UpdateTable, DeleteTable,UpdateTimeToLive, RestoreTableFromBackup, and RestoreTableToPointInTime.

When you are creating a table with one or more secondary indexes, you can have up to 250 such requests running at a time. However, if the table or index specifications are complex, then DynamoDB might temporarily reduce the number of concurrent operations.

When importing into DynamoDB, up to 50 simultaneous import table operations are allowed per account.

There is a soft account quota of 2,500 tables.

GetRecords was called with a value of more than 1000 for the limit request parameter.

More than 2 processes are reading from the same streams shard at the same time. Exceeding this limit may result in request throttling.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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