GetFunctionEventInvokeConfig - Amazon Lambda
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Retrieves the configuration for asynchronous invocation for a function, version, or alias.

To configure options for asynchronous invocation, use PutFunctionEventInvokeConfig.

Request Syntax

GET /2019-09-25/functions/FunctionName/event-invoke-config?Qualifier=Qualifier HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The name or ARN of the Lambda function, version, or alias.

Name formats
  • Function name - my-function (name-only), my-function:v1 (with alias).

  • Function ARN - arn:aws:lambda:us-west-2:123456789012:function:my-function.

  • Partial ARN - 123456789012:function:my-function.

You can append a version number or alias to any of the formats. The length constraint applies only to the full ARN. If you specify only the function name, it is limited to 64 characters in length.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 140.

Pattern: (arn:(aws[a-zA-Z-]*)?:lambda:)?([a-z]{2}(-gov)?-[a-z]+-\d{1}:)?(\d{12}:)?(function:)?([a-zA-Z0-9-_]+)(:(\$LATEST|[a-zA-Z0-9-_]+))?

Required: Yes


A version number or alias name.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: (|[a-zA-Z0-9$_-]+)

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "DestinationConfig": { "OnFailure": { "Destination": "string" }, "OnSuccess": { "Destination": "string" } }, "FunctionArn": "string", "LastModified": number, "MaximumEventAgeInSeconds": number, "MaximumRetryAttempts": number }

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 destination for events after they have been sent to a function for processing.

  • Function - The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of a Lambda function.

  • Queue - The ARN of a standard SQS queue.

  • Topic - The ARN of a standard SNS topic.

  • Event Bus - The ARN of an Amazon EventBridge event bus.

Type: DestinationConfig object


The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the function.

Type: String

Pattern: arn:(aws[a-zA-Z-]*)?:lambda:[a-z]{2}(-gov)?-[a-z]+-\d{1}:\d{12}:function:[a-zA-Z0-9-_]+(:(\$LATEST|[a-zA-Z0-9-_]+))?


The date and time that the configuration was last updated, in Unix time seconds.

Type: Timestamp


The maximum age of a request that Lambda sends to a function for processing.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 60. Maximum value of 21600.


The maximum number of times to retry when the function returns an error.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 0. Maximum value of 2.


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


One of the parameters in the request is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The resource specified in the request does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The Amazon Lambda service encountered an internal error.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The request throughput limit was exceeded. For more information, see Lambda quotas.

HTTP Status Code: 429

See Also

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