Cancels the specified export task.

The task must be in the PENDING or RUNNING state.

Request Syntax

{ "taskId": "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.


The ID of the export task.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 512.

Required: Yes

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.


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


The operation is not valid on the specified resource.

HTTP Status Code: 400


A parameter is specified incorrectly.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified resource does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The service cannot complete the request.

HTTP Status Code: 500


To cancel an export task

The following example cancels the specified task.

Sample Request

POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: logs.<region>.<domain> X-Amz-Date: <DATE> Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=<Credential>, SignedHeaders=content-type;date;host;user-agent;x-amz-date;x-amz-target;x-amzn-requestid, Signature=<Signature> User-Agent: <UserAgentString> Accept: application/json Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Content-Length: <PayloadSizeBytes> Connection: Keep-Alive X-Amz-Target: Logs_20140328.CancelExportTask { "taskId": "exampleTaskId" }

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: <RequestId> Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Content-Length: <PayloadSizeBytes> Date: <Date>

See Also

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