ListQueues - Amazon Simple Queue Service


Returns a list of your queues. The maximum number of queues that can be returned is 1,000. If you specify a value for the optional QueueNamePrefix parameter, only queues with a name that begins with the specified value are returned.


Cross-account permissions don't apply to this action. For more information, see Grant Cross-Account Permissions to a Role and a User Name in the Amazon Simple Queue Service Developer Guide.

Request Parameters

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


A string to use for filtering the list results. Only those queues whose name begins with the specified string are returned.

Queue URLs and names are case-sensitive.

Type: String

Required: No

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.


A list of queue URLs, up to 1,000 entries.

Type: Array of strings


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


The following example query request returns the queues whose names begin with the letter t The structure of AUTHPARAMS depends on the signature of the API request. For more information, see Examples of Signed Signature Version 4 Requests in the Amazon Web Services General Reference.

Sample Request ?Action=ListQueues &QueueNamePrefix=M &Expires=2020-04-18T22%3A52%3A43PST &Version=2012-11-05 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<ListQueuesResponse> <ListQueuesResult> <QueueUrl></QueueUrl> </ListQueuesResult> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>725275ae-0b9b-4762-b238-436d7c65a1ac</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </ListQueuesResponse>

See Also

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