CreatePublishingDestination - Amazon GuardDuty
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Creates a publishing destination to export findings to. The resource to export findings to must exist before you use this operation.

Request Syntax

POST /detector/detectorId/publishingDestination HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "clientToken": "string", "destinationProperties": { "destinationArn": "string", "kmsKeyArn": "string" }, "destinationType": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The ID of the GuardDuty detector associated with the publishing destination.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 300.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The idempotency token for the request.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 64.

Required: No


The properties of the publishing destination, including the ARNs for the destination and the KMS key used for encryption.

Type: DestinationProperties object

Required: Yes


The type of resource for the publishing destination. Currently only Amazon S3 buckets are supported.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 300.

Valid Values: S3

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "destinationId": "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 ID of the publishing destination that is created.

Type: String


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


A bad request exception object.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An internal server error exception object.

HTTP Status Code: 500

See Also

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