AWS CloudFormation
API Reference (API Version 2010-05-15)

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Returns the description of the specified stack set operation.

Request Parameters

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


The unique ID of the stack set operation.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9][-a-zA-Z0-9]*

Required: Yes


The name or the unique stack ID of the stack set for the stack operation.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.


The specified stack set operation.

Type: StackSetOperation object


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


The specified ID refers to an operation that doesn't exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The specified stack set doesn't exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404



Sample Request ?Action=DescribeStackSetOperation &Version=2010-05-15 &StackSetName=stack-set-example &OperationId=61806005-bde9-46f1-949d-6791example &X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 &X-Amz-Credential=[Access key ID and scope] &X-Amz-Date=20170810T233349Z &X-Amz-SignedHeaders=content-type;host &X-Amz-Signature=[Signature]

Sample Response

<DescribeStackSetOperationResponse xmlns=""> <DescribeStackSetOperationResult> <StackSetOperation> <StackSetId>stack-set-example:c14cd6d1-cd17-40bd-82ed-ff97example</StackSetId> <CreationTimestamp>2017-08-04T18:01:29.508Z</CreationTimestamp> <OperationId>ddf16f54-ad62-4d9b-b0ab-3ed8e9example</OperationId> <Action>UPDATE</Action> <OperationPreferences> <FailureToleranceCount>0</FailureToleranceCount> <MaxConcurrentCount>1</MaxConcurrentCount> <RegionOrder/> </OperationPreferences> <EndTimestamp>2017-08-04T18:03:43.672Z</EndTimestamp> <Status>SUCCEEDED</Status> </StackSetOperation> </DescribeStackSetOperationResult> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>20133b62-7e1a-11e7-838a-a182example</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </DescribeStackSetOperationResponse>

See Also

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