Amazon Inspector
API Reference (API Version 2016-02-16)


Assigns attributes (key and value pairs) to the findings that are specified by the ARNs of the findings.

Request Syntax

   "attributes": [ 
         "key": "string",
         "value": "string"
   "findingArns": [ "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.


The array of attributes that you want to assign to specified findings.

Type: Array of Attribute objects

Array Members: Minimum number of 0 items. Maximum number of 10 items.

Required: Yes


The ARNs that specify the findings that you want to assign attributes to.

Type: Array of strings

Array Members: Minimum number of 1 item. Maximum number of 10 items.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 300.

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

   "failedItems": { 
      "string" : { 
         "failureCode": "string",
         "retryable": boolean

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.


Attribute details that cannot be described. An error code is provided for each failed item.

Type: String to FailedItemDetails object map


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


You do not have required permissions to access the requested resource.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Internal server error.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The request was rejected because an invalid or out-of-range value was supplied for an input parameter.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The request was rejected because it referenced an entity that does not exist. The error code describes the entity.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Sample Request

POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: Accept-Encoding: identity Content-Length: 189 X-Amz-Target: InspectorService.AddAttributesToFindings X-Amz-Date: 20160329T233810Z User-Agent: aws-cli/1.10.12 Python/2.7.9 Windows/7 botocore/1.4.3 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Authorization: AUTHPARAMS { "attributes": [ { "key": "Example", "value": "example" } ], "findingArns": [ "arn:aws:inspector:us-west-2:123456789012:target/0-0kFIPusq/template/0-8l1VIE0D/run/0-Z02cjjug/finding/0-T8yM9mEU" ] }

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: 4c8b9c50-f607-11e5-9380-d76f0924b6d7 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Content-Length: 18 Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:38:11 GMT { "failedItems": {} }

See Also

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