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AWS Storage Gateway Service
API Reference (API Version 2013-06-30)

ShutdownGateway

Shuts down a gateway. To specify which gateway to shut down, use the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the gateway in the body of your request.

The operation shuts down the gateway service component running in the gateway's virtual machine (VM) and not the host VM.

Note

If you want to shut down the VM, it is recommended that you first shut down the gateway component in the VM to avoid unpredictable conditions.

After the gateway is shutdown, you cannot call any other API except StartGateway, DescribeGatewayInformation, and ListGateways. For more information, see ActivateGateway. Your applications cannot read from or write to the gateway's storage volumes, and there are no snapshots taken.

Note

When you make a shutdown request, you will get a 200 OK success response immediately. However, it might take some time for the gateway to shut down. You can call the DescribeGatewayInformation API to check the status. For more information, see ActivateGateway.

If do not intend to use the gateway again, you must delete the gateway (using DeleteGateway) to no longer pay software charges associated with the gateway.

Request Syntax

{
   "GatewayARN": "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.

GatewayARN

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the gateway. Use the ListGateways operation to return a list of gateways for your account and region.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 50. Maximum length of 500.

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{
   "GatewayARN": "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.

GatewayARN

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the gateway. Use the ListGateways operation to return a list of gateways for your account and region.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 50. Maximum length of 500.

Errors

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

InternalServerError

An internal server error has occurred during the request. For more information, see the error and message fields.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InvalidGatewayRequestException

An exception occurred because an invalid gateway request was issued to the service. For more information, see the error and message fields.

HTTP Status Code: 400

Example

Example Request

The following example shows a request that shuts down a gateway.

Sample Request


POST / HTTP/1.1
Host: storagegateway.us-east-2.amazonaws.com
x-amz-Date: 20120425T120000Z
Authorization: CSOC7TJPLR0OOKIRLGOHVAICUFVV4KQNSO5AEMVJF66Q9ASUAAJG
Content-type: application/x-amz-json-1.1
x-amz-target: StorageGateway_20120630.ShutdownGateway
{
   "GatewayARN": "arn:aws:storagegateway:us-east-2:111122223333:gateway/sgw-12A3456B"
}
               

Sample Response


HTTP/1.1 200 OK
x-amzn-RequestId: CSOC7TJPLR0OOKIRLGOHVAICUFVV4KQNSO5AEMVJF66Q9ASUAAJG
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 12:00:02 GMT
Content-type: application/x-amz-json-1.1
Content-length: 80
{
   "GatewayARN": "arn:aws:storagegateway:us-east-2:111122223333:gateway/sgw-12A3456B"
}
               

See Also

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