SearchFolders - Amazon QuickSight
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Searches the subfolders in a folder.

Request Syntax

POST /accounts/AwsAccountId/search/folders HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "Filters": [ { "Name": "string", "Operator": "string", "Value": "string" } ], "MaxResults": number, "NextToken": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The ID for the Amazon account that contains the folder.

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 12.

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

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The filters to apply to the search. Currently, you can search only by the parent folder ARN. For example, "Filters": [ { "Name": "PARENT_FOLDER_ARN", "Operator": "StringEquals", "Value": "arn:aws:quicksight:us-east-1:1:folder/folderId" } ].

Type: Array of FolderSearchFilter objects

Array Members: Maximum number of 100 items.

Required: Yes


The maximum number of results to be returned per request.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1. Maximum value of 100.

Required: No


The token for the next set of results, or null if there are no more results.

Type: String

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 Status Content-type: application/json { "FolderSummaryList": [ { "Arn": "string", "CreatedTime": number, "FolderId": "string", "FolderType": "string", "LastUpdatedTime": number, "Name": "string", "SharingModel": "string" } ], "NextToken": "string", "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.


A structure that contains all of the folders in the Amazon account. This structure provides basic information about the folders.

Type: Array of FolderSummary objects

Array Members: Maximum number of 100 items.


The token for the next set of results, or null if there are no more results.

Type: String


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


The NextToken value isn't valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


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

HTTP Status Code: 400


You don't have this feature activated for your account. To fix this issue, contact Amazon support.

HTTP Status Code: 400


One or more resources can't be found.

HTTP Status Code: 404


Access is throttled.

HTTP Status Code: 429


This error indicates that you are calling an operation on an Amazon QuickSight subscription where the edition doesn't include support for that operation. Amazon Amazon QuickSight currently has Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition. Not every operation and capability is available in every edition.

HTTP Status Code: 403

See Also

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