GetDirectoryLimits - Amazon Directory Service
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Obtains directory limit information for the current Region.

Response Syntax

{ "DirectoryLimits": { "CloudOnlyDirectoriesCurrentCount": number, "CloudOnlyDirectoriesLimit": number, "CloudOnlyDirectoriesLimitReached": boolean, "CloudOnlyMicrosoftADCurrentCount": number, "CloudOnlyMicrosoftADLimit": number, "CloudOnlyMicrosoftADLimitReached": boolean, "ConnectedDirectoriesCurrentCount": number, "ConnectedDirectoriesLimit": number, "ConnectedDirectoriesLimitReached": boolean } }

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 DirectoryLimits object that contains the directory limits for the current Region.

Type: DirectoryLimits object


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


A client exception has occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified entity could not be found.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An exception has occurred in Amazon Directory Service.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The following examples are formatted for legibility.

Example Request

This example illustrates one usage of GetDirectoryLimits.

POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: Accept-Encoding: identity Content-Length: 2 X-Amz-Target: DirectoryService_20150416.GetDirectoryLimits X-Amz-Date: 20161214T223512Z User-Agent: aws-cli/1.11.24 Python/2.7.9 Windows/7 botocore/1.4.81 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAI7E3BYXS3example/20161214/us-west-2/ds/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-type;host;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=550da3fb7986c02e54cb35d644fd6601bfe823c3956e9471308682df2c1977ac { }

Example Response

This example illustrates one usage of GetDirectoryLimits.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: 9526b149-c24d-11e6-bc3e-5ffd5f600cd8 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Content-Length: 348 Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2016 22:35:14 GMT { "DirectoryLimits":{ "CloudOnlyDirectoriesCurrentCount":2, "CloudOnlyDirectoriesLimit":10, "CloudOnlyDirectoriesLimitReached":false, "CloudOnlyMicrosoftADCurrentCount":2, "CloudOnlyMicrosoftADLimit":10, "CloudOnlyMicrosoftADLimitReached":false, "ConnectedDirectoriesCurrentCount":1, "ConnectedDirectoriesLimit":10, "ConnectedDirectoriesLimitReached":false } }

See Also

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