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Product Advertising API
Developer Guide (API Version 2013-08-01)

Request

The Request response group returns all of the parameters and their values that were submitted in a request. Use this information to debug requests.

All Product Advertising API operations return this response group by default. There can be up to 10 parameters in each request.

Relevant Operations

Operations that can use this response group include:

  • All Product Advertising API operations use the Request response group by default.

Response Elements

The following table describes the elements returned by Request. These elements are returned in all Product Advertising API responses because the Request response group is a default response group for all Product Advertising API operations.

Parent Response Group

The following response groups are parent response groups of Request.

  • None

Child Response Group

The following response groups are child response groups of Request.

  • None

Sample REST Use Case

The following shows the request parameters and values.

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http://webservices.amazon.com/onca/xml? Service=AWSECommerceService& AWSAccessKeyId=[AWS Access Key ID]& AssociateTag=[Associate ID]& Operation=ItemSearch& SearchIndex=Books& Title=Harry%20Potter& Version=2013-08-01 &Timestamp=[YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssZ] &Signature=[Request Signature]

Sample Response Snippet

The following response snippet shows the elements returned by Request.

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<OperationRequest> <HTTPHeaders> <Header Name="UserAgent" Value="Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1; FunWebProducts; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50727)" /> </HTTPHeaders> <RequestId>00KE1E5MWR4KXX0V1WYD</RequestId> <Arguments> <Argument Name="SearchIndex" Value="Books" /> <Argument Name="Service" Value="AWSECommerceService" /> <Argument Name="Title" Value="Harry Potter" /> <Argument Name="Operation" Value="ItemSearch" /> <Argument Name="AWSAccessKeyId" Value="[VALUE]" /> <Argument Name="AssociateTag" Value="[VALUE]" /> <Argument Name="Version" Value="2013-08-01" /> </Arguments> <RequestProcessingTime> 0.3419508934021 </RequestProcessingTime> </OperationRequest> <Items> <Request> <IsValid>True</IsValid> <ItemSearchRequest> <SearchIndex>Books</SearchIndex> <Title>Harry Potter</Title> </ItemSearchRequest> </Request>