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Amazon Relational Database Service
API Reference (API Version 2014-10-31)

DescribeCertificates

Lists the set of CA certificates provided by Amazon RDS for this AWS account.

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

CertificateIdentifier

The user-supplied certificate identifier. If this parameter is specified, information for only the identified certificate is returned. This parameter isn't case-sensitive.

Constraints:

  • Must match an existing CertificateIdentifier.

Type: String

Required: No

Filters.Filter.N

This parameter is not currently supported.

Type: Array of Filter objects

Required: No

Marker

An optional pagination token provided by a previous DescribeCertificates request. If this parameter is specified, the response includes only records beyond the marker, up to the value specified by MaxRecords.

Type: String

Required: No

MaxRecords

The maximum number of records to include in the response. If more records exist than the specified MaxRecords value, a pagination token called a marker is included in the response so that the remaining results can be retrieved.

Default: 100

Constraints: Minimum 20, maximum 100.

Type: Integer

Required: No

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.

Certificates.Certificate.N

The list of Certificate objects for the AWS account.

Type: Array of Certificate objects

Marker

An optional pagination token provided by a previous DescribeCertificates request. If this parameter is specified, the response includes only records beyond the marker, up to the value specified by MaxRecords .

Type: String

Errors

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

CertificateNotFound

CertificateIdentifier does not refer to an existing certificate.

HTTP Status Code: 404

Example

Sample Request

https://rds.amazonaws.com/
   ?Action=DescribeCertificates
   &MaxRecords=100
   &SignatureMethod=HmacSHA256
   &SignatureVersion=4
   &Version=2014-10-31
   &X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256
   &X-Amz-Credential=AKIADQKE4SARGYLE/20141121/us-west-2/rds/aws4_request
   &X-Amz-Date=20141121T164732Z
   &X-Amz-SignedHeaders=content-type;host;user-agent;x-amz-content-sha256;x-amz-date
   &X-Amz-Signature=6e25c542bf96fe24b28c12976ec92d2f856ab1d2a158e21c35441a736e4fde2b

Sample Response

<DescribeCertificatesResponse xmlns="http://rds.amazonaws.com/doc/2014-10-31/">
   <DescribeCertificatesResult>
    <Certificates>
      <Certificate>
        <CertificateIdentifier>rdscacertificate</CertificateIdentifier>
        <CertificateType>ca</CertificateType>
        <ThumbPrint>xxxxxxxxxxxx</ThumbPrint>
        <ValidFrom>2010-05-22T01:12:00.000Z</ValidFrom>
        <ValidTill>2014-05-22T01:12:00.000Z</ValidTill>
      </Certificate>
    </Certificates>
   </DescribeCertificatesResult>
   <ResponseMetadata>
    <RequestId>9135fff3-8509-11e0-bd9b-a7b1ece36d51</RequestId>
   </ResponseMetadata>
  </DescribeCertificatesResponse>

See Also

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