UpdateAccountSettings - AWS Resource Groups


Turns on or turns off optional features in Resource Groups.

The preceding example shows that the request to turn on group lifecycle events is IN_PROGRESS. You can call the GetAccountSettings operation to check for completion by looking for GroupLifecycleEventsStatus to change to ACTIVE.

Request Syntax

POST /update-account-settings HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "GroupLifecycleEventsDesiredStatus": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


Specifies whether you want to turn group lifecycle events on or off.

You can't enable group lifecycle events if your resource groups quota is greater than 2,000.

Type: String


Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "AccountSettings": { "GroupLifecycleEventsDesiredStatus": "string", "GroupLifecycleEventsStatus": "string", "GroupLifecycleEventsStatusMessage": "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.


A structure that displays the status of the optional features in the account.

Type: AccountSettings 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


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

HTTP Status Code: 429



The following example turns on the group lifecycle events setting for the calling AWS account:

Sample Request

POST /update-account-settings HTTP/1.1 Host: resource-groups.us-east-1.amazonaws.com Accept-Encoding: identity User-Agent: <VARIES> X-Amz-Date: 20221213T215349Z X-Amz-Security-Token: <SECURITY-TOKEN> Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=<ACCESS-KEY>/20220113/us-west-2/resource-groups/aws4_request,SignedHeaders=host;x-amz-date;x-amz-security-token,Signature=<SIGV4-SIGNATURE> Content-Length: 47 { "GroupLifecycleEventsDesiredStatus": "ACTIVE" }

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2022 21:53:49 GMT Content-Type: application/json Content-Length: 109 x-amzn-RequestId: <VARIES> x-amz-apigw-id: <VARIES> X-Amzn-Trace-Id: Root=<VARIES> Connection: keep-alive { "AccountSettings": { "GroupLifecycleEventsDesiredStatus": "ACTIVE", "GroupLifecycleEventsStatus": "IN_PROGRESS" } }

See Also

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