GetSupportedResourceTypes - Amazon Backup
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Returns the Amazon resource types supported by Amazon Backup.

Request Syntax

GET /supported-resource-types HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "ResourceTypes": [ "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.


Contains a string with the supported Amazon resource types:

  • Aurora for Amazon Aurora

  • CloudFormation for Amazon CloudFormation

  • DocumentDB for Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility)

  • DynamoDB for Amazon DynamoDB

  • EBS for Amazon Elastic Block Store

  • EC2 for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

  • EFS for Amazon Elastic File System

  • FSX for Amazon FSx

  • Neptune for Amazon Neptune

  • RDS for Amazon Relational Database Service

  • Redshift for Amazon Redshift

  • SAP HANA on Amazon EC2 for SAP HANA databases on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud instances

  • S3 for Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)

  • Storage Gateway for Amazon Storage Gateway

  • Timestream for Amazon Timestream

  • VirtualMachine for VMware virtual machines

Type: Array of strings

Pattern: ^[a-zA-Z0-9\-\_\.]{1,50}$


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


The request failed due to a temporary failure of the server.

HTTP Status Code: 500

See Also

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