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

DescribeDBParameterGroups

Returns a list of DBParameterGroup descriptions. If a DBParameterGroupName is specified, the list will contain only the description of the specified DB parameter group.

Request Parameters

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

DBParameterGroupName

The name of a specific DB parameter group to return details for.

Constraints:

  • Must be 1 to 255 alphanumeric characters

  • First character must be a letter

  • Cannot end with a hyphen or contain two consecutive hyphens

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 DescribeDBParameterGroups 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.

DBParameterGroups.DBParameterGroup.N

A list of DBParameterGroup instances.

Type: array of DBParameterGroup objects

Marker

An optional pagination token provided by a previous 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.

DBParameterGroupNotFound

DBParameterGroupName does not refer to an existing DB parameter group.

HTTP Status Code: 404

Example

Sample Request

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https://rds.us-west-2.amazonaws.com/ ?Action=DescribeDBParameterGroups &DBParameterGroupName=mysql-logs &MaxRecords=100 &SignatureMethod=HmacSHA256 &SignatureVersion=4 &Version=2014-09-01 &X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 &X-Amz-Credential=AKIADQKE4SARGYLE/20140421/us-west-2/rds/aws4_request &X-Amz-Date=20140421T194732Z &X-Amz-SignedHeaders=content-type;host;user-agent;x-amz-content-sha256;x-amz-date &X-Amz-Signature=e2753df1cb019f212057b51e8a2ac16dae05b344063355b195b560ef6e76661a

Sample Response

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<DescribeDBParameterGroupsResponse xmlns="http://rds.amazonaws.com/doc/2014-09-01/"> <DescribeDBParameterGroupsResult> <DBParameterGroups> <DBParameterGroup> <DBParameterGroupFamily>mysql5.1</DBParameterGroupFamily> <Description>Default parameter group for mysql5.1</Description> <DBParameterGroupName>default.mysql5.1</DBParameterGroupName> </DBParameterGroup> <DBParameterGroup> <DBParameterGroupFamily>mysql5.5</DBParameterGroupFamily> <Description>Default parameter group for mysql5.5</Description> <DBParameterGroupName>default.mysql5.5</DBParameterGroupName> </DBParameterGroup> <DBParameterGroup> <DBParameterGroupFamily>mysql5.6</DBParameterGroupFamily> <Description>Default parameter group for mysql5.6</Description> <DBParameterGroupName>default.mysql5.6</DBParameterGroupName> </DBParameterGroup> </DBParameterGroups> </DescribeDBParameterGroupsResult> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>b75d527a-b98c-11d3-f272-7cd6cce12cc5</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </DescribeDBParameterGroupsResponse>

See Also

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