DescribeTunnel - Amazon IoT
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Gets information about a tunnel identified by the unique tunnel id.

Requires permission to access the DescribeTunnel action.

Request Syntax

{ "tunnelId": "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 tunnel to describe.

Type: String

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9_\-+=:]{1,128}

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "tunnel": { "createdAt": number, "description": "string", "destinationConfig": { "services": [ "string" ], "thingName": "string" }, "destinationConnectionState": { "lastUpdatedAt": number, "status": "string" }, "lastUpdatedAt": number, "sourceConnectionState": { "lastUpdatedAt": number, "status": "string" }, "status": "string", "tags": [ { "key": "string", "value": "string" } ], "timeoutConfig": { "maxLifetimeTimeoutMinutes": number }, "tunnelArn": "string", "tunnelId": "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 tunnel being described.

Type: Tunnel object



Thrown when an operation is attempted on a resource that does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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