TerminateSession - Amazon Athena
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Terminates an active session. A TerminateSession call on a session that is already inactive (for example, in a FAILED, TERMINATED or TERMINATING state) succeeds but has no effect. Calculations running in the session when TerminateSession is called are forcefully stopped, but may display as FAILED instead of STOPPED.

Request Syntax

{ "SessionId": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The session ID.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 256.

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "State": "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.


The state of the session. A description of each state follows.

CREATING - The session is being started, including acquiring resources.

CREATED - The session has been started.

IDLE - The session is able to accept a calculation.

BUSY - The session is processing another task and is unable to accept a calculation.

TERMINATING - The session is in the process of shutting down.

TERMINATED - The session and its resources are no longer running.

DEGRADED - The session has no healthy coordinators.

FAILED - Due to a failure, the session and its resources are no longer running.

Type: String



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


Indicates a platform issue, which may be due to a transient condition or outage.

HTTP Status Code: 500


Indicates that something is wrong with the input to the request. For example, a required parameter may be missing or out of range.

HTTP Status Code: 400


A resource, such as a workgroup, was not found.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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