DescribeAccountSettings - Amazon QuickSight
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Describes the settings that were used when your Amazon QuickSight subscription was first created in this Amazon account.

Request Syntax

GET /accounts/AwsAccountId/settings HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The ID for the Amazon account that contains the settings that you want to list.

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 12.

Pattern: ^[0-9]{12}$

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 Status Content-type: application/json { "AccountSettings": { "AccountName": "string", "DefaultNamespace": "string", "Edition": "string", "NotificationEmail": "string", "PublicSharingEnabled": boolean, "TerminationProtectionEnabled": boolean }, "RequestId": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back the following HTTP response.


The HTTP status of the request.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


The Amazon QuickSight settings for this Amazon account. This information includes the edition of Amazon Amazon QuickSight that you subscribed to (Standard or Enterprise) and the notification email for the Amazon QuickSight subscription.

In the QuickSight console, the Amazon QuickSight subscription is sometimes referred to as a QuickSight "account" even though it's technically not an account by itself. Instead, it's a subscription to the Amazon QuickSight service for your Amazon account. The edition that you subscribe to applies to Amazon QuickSight in every Amazon Web Services Region where you use it.

Type: AccountSettings object


The Amazon request ID for this operation.

Type: String


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


You don't have access to this item. The provided credentials couldn't be validated. You might not be authorized to carry out the request. Make sure that your account is authorized to use the Amazon QuickSight service, that your policies have the correct permissions, and that you are using the correct credentials.

HTTP Status Code: 401


An internal failure occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 500


One or more parameters has a value that isn't valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


One or more resources can't be found.

HTTP Status Code: 404


This resource is currently unavailable.

HTTP Status Code: 503


Access is throttled.

HTTP Status Code: 429

See Also

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