GetGroupConfiguration - AWS Resource Groups


Returns the service configuration associated with the specified resource group. AWS Resource Groups supports configurations for the following resource group types:

Minimum permissions

To run this command, you must have the following permissions:

  • resource-groups:GetGroupConfiguration

Related operations

Request Syntax

POST /get-group-configuration HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "Group": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The name or the ARN of the resource group.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1600.

Pattern: (arn:aws(-[a-z]+)*:resource-groups:[a-z]{2}(-[a-z]+)+-\d{1}:[0-9]{12}:group/)?[a-zA-Z0-9_\.-]{1,128}

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "GroupConfiguration": { "Configuration": [ { "Parameters": [ { "Name": "string", "Values": [ "string" ] } ], "Type": "string" } ], "FailureReason": "string", "ProposedConfiguration": [ { "Parameters": [ { "Name": "string", "Values": [ "string" ] } ], "Type": "string" } ], "Status": "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.


The configuration associated with the specified group.

Type: GroupConfiguration object


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


The request includes one or more parameters that violate validation rules.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The caller isn't authorized to make the request. Check permissions.

HTTP Status Code: 403


An internal error occurred while processing the request. Try again later.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The request uses an HTTP method that isn't allowed for the specified resource.

HTTP Status Code: 405


One or more of the specified resources don't exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404


You've exceeded throttling limits by making too many requests in a period of time.

HTTP Status Code: 429



This example illustrates one usage of GetGroupConfiguration.

Sample Request

POST /get-group-configuration HTTP/1.1 {"Group": "TestCRPGroup"}

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK Content-Type: application/json { "GroupIdentifier": { "GroupName": "TestCRPGroup", "GroupArn": "arn:aws:resource-groups:us-east-1:123456789012:group/TestCRPGroup" }, "GroupConfiguration": { "Configuration": [ { "Type": "AWS::EC2::CapacityReservationPool" }, { "Type": "AWS::ResourceGroups::Generic", "Parameters": [ { "Name": "allowed-resource-types", "Values": [ "AWS::EC2::CapacityReservation" ] } ] } ], "Status": "UPDATE_COMPLETE" } }

See Also

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