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GetHostedZone

Gets information about a specified hosted zone including the four name servers assigned to the hosted zone.

Request Syntax

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GET /2013-04-01/hostedzone/Id HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request requires the following URI parameters.

Id

The ID of the hosted zone that you want to get information about.

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 32.

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

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HTTP/1.1 200 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <GetHostedZoneResponse> <DelegationSet> <CallerReference>string</CallerReference> <Id>string</Id> <NameServers> <NameServer>string</NameServer> </NameServers> </DelegationSet> <HostedZone> <CallerReference>string</CallerReference> <Config> <Comment>string</Comment> <PrivateZone>boolean</PrivateZone> </Config> <Id>string</Id> <Name>string</Name> <ResourceRecordSetCount>long</ResourceRecordSetCount> </HostedZone> <VPCs> <VPC> <VPCId>string</VPCId> <VPCRegion>string</VPCRegion> </VPC> </VPCs> </GetHostedZoneResponse>

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

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

GetHostedZoneResponse

Root level tag for the GetHostedZoneResponse parameters.

Required: Yes

DelegationSet

A complex type that lists the Amazon Route 53 name servers for the specified hosted zone.

Type: DelegationSet object

HostedZone

A complex type that contains general information about the specified hosted zone.

Type: HostedZone object

VPCs

A complex type that contains information about the VPCs that are associated with the specified hosted zone.

Type: Array of VPC objects

Array Members: Minimum number of 1 item.

Errors

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

InvalidInput

The input is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

NoSuchHostedZone

No hosted zone exists with the ID that you specified.

HTTP Status Code: 404

Examples

Example Request

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GET /2013-04-01/hostedzone/Z1PA6795UKMFR9

Example Response (Public Hosted Zone, Default Delegation Set Assigned by Amazon Route 53)

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HTTP/1.1 200 OK <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <GetHostedZoneResponse xmlns="https://route53.amazonaws.com/doc/2013-04-01/"> <HostedZone> <Id>/hostedzone/Z1PA6795UKMFR9</Id> <Name>example.com.</Name> <CallerReference>2017-03-01T11:22:14Z</CallerReference> <Config> <Comment>This is my first hosted zone.</Comment> <PrivateZone>false</PrivateZone> </Config> <ResourceRecordSetCount>17</ResourceRecordSetCount> </HostedZone> <DelegationSet> <NameServers> <NameServer>ns-2048.awsdns-64.com</NameServer> <NameServer>ns-2049.awsdns-65.net</NameServer> <NameServer>ns-2050.awsdns-66.org</NameServer> <NameServer>ns-2051.awsdns-67.co.uk</NameServer> </NameServers> </DelegationSet> </GetHostedZoneResponse>

Example Response (Public Hosted Zone, Reusable Delegation Set)

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HTTP/1.1 200 OK <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <GetHostedZoneResponse xmlns="https://route53.amazonaws.com/doc/2013-04-01/"> <HostedZone> <Id>/hostedzone/Z1PA6795UKMFR9</Id> <Name>example.com.</Name> <CallerReference>2017-03-02T10:44:04Z</CallerReference> <Config> <Comment>This is my first hosted zone.</Comment> <PrivateZone>false</PrivateZone> </Config> <ResourceRecordSetCount>17</ResourceRecordSetCount> </HostedZone> <DelegationSet> <Id>NU241VPSAMPLE</Id> <CallerReference>2017-03-01T11:22:14Z</CallerReference> <NameServers> <NameServer>ns-2048.awsdns-64.com</NameServer> <NameServer>ns-2049.awsdns-65.net</NameServer> <NameServer>ns-2050.awsdns-66.org</NameServer> <NameServer>ns-2051.awsdns-67.co.uk</NameServer> </NameServers> </DelegationSet> </GetHostedZoneResponse>

Example Response (Private Hosted Zone)

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HTTP/1.1 200 OK <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <GetHostedZoneResponse xmlns="https://route53.amazonaws.com/doc/2013-04-01/"> <HostedZone> <Id>/hostedzone/Z1PA6795UKMFR9</Id> <Name>example.com.</Name> <CallerReference>myUniqueIdentifier</CallerReference> <Config> <Comment>This is my first hosted zone.</Comment> <PrivateZone>true</PrivateZone> </Config> <ResourceRecordSetCount>17</ResourceRecordSetCount> </HostedZone> <VPCs> <VPC> <VPCRegion>us-east-2</VPCRegion> <VPCId>vpc-1a2b3c4d</VPCId> </VPC> </VPCs> </GetHostedZoneResponse>

See Also

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