DescribeDefaultEncryptionConfiguration - Amazon IoT SiteWise
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Retrieves information about the default encryption configuration for the Amazon account in the default or specified Region. For more information, see Key management in the Amazon IoT SiteWise User Guide.

Request Syntax

GET /configuration/account/encryption 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 { "configurationStatus": { "error": { "code": "string", "message": "string" }, "state": "string" }, "encryptionType": "string", "kmsKeyArn": "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 status of the account configuration. This contains the ConfigurationState. If there's an error, it also contains the ErrorDetails.

Type: ConfigurationStatus object


The type of encryption used for the encryption configuration.

Type: String



The key ARN of the customer managed key used for Amazon KMS encryption if you use KMS_BASED_ENCRYPTION.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1600.

Pattern: ^arn:aws(-cn|-us-gov)?:[a-zA-Z0-9-:\/_\.]+$


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


Amazon IoT SiteWise can't process your request right now. Try again later.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The request isn't valid. This can occur if your request contains malformed JSON or unsupported characters. Check your request and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Your request exceeded a rate limit. For example, you might have exceeded the number of Amazon IoT SiteWise assets that can be created per second, the allowed number of messages per second, and so on.

For more information, see Quotas in the Amazon IoT SiteWise User Guide.

HTTP Status Code: 429

See Also

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