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AWS CloudTrail
API Reference (API Version 2013-11-01)

GetEventSelectors

Describes the settings for the event selectors that you configured for your trail. The information returned for your event selectors includes the following:

  • The S3 objects that you are logging for data events.

  • If your event selector includes management events.

  • If your event selector includes read-only events, write-only events, or all.

For more information, see Logging Data and Management Events for Trails in the AWS CloudTrail User Guide.

Request Syntax

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{ "TrailName": "string" }

Request Parameters

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

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

TrailName

Specifies the name of the trail or trail ARN. If you specify a trail name, the string must meet the following requirements:

  • Contain only ASCII letters (a-z, A-Z), numbers (0-9), periods (.), underscores (_), or dashes (-)

  • Start with a letter or number, and end with a letter or number

  • Be between 3 and 128 characters

  • Have no adjacent periods, underscores or dashes. Names like my-_namespace and my--namespace are invalid.

  • Not be in IP address format (for example, 192.168.5.4)

If you specify a trail ARN, it must be in the format:

arn:aws:cloudtrail:us-east-2:123456789012:trail/MyTrail

Type: String

Required: No

Response Syntax

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{ "EventSelectors": [ { "DataResources": [ { "Type": "string", "Values": [ "string" ] } ], "IncludeManagementEvents": boolean, "ReadWriteType": "string" } ], "TrailARN": "string" }

Response Elements

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

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

EventSelectors

The event selectors that are configured for the trail.

Type: Array of EventSelector objects

TrailARN

The specified trail ARN that has the event selectors.

Type: String

Errors

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

InvalidTrailNameException

This exception is thrown when the provided trail name is not valid. Trail names must meet the following requirements:

  • Contain only ASCII letters (a-z, A-Z), numbers (0-9), periods (.), underscores (_), or dashes (-)

  • Start with a letter or number, and end with a letter or number

  • Be between 3 and 128 characters

  • Have no adjacent periods, underscores or dashes. Names like my-_namespace and my--namespace are invalid.

  • Not be in IP address format (for example, 192.168.5.4)

HTTP Status Code: 400

OperationNotPermittedException

This exception is thrown when the requested operation is not permitted.

HTTP Status Code: 400

TrailNotFoundException

This exception is thrown when the trail with the given name is not found.

HTTP Status Code: 400

UnsupportedOperationException

This exception is thrown when the requested operation is not supported.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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