DescribeAccountPolicies - Amazon CloudWatch Logs


Returns a list of all CloudWatch Logs account policies in the account.

Request Syntax

{ "accountIdentifiers": [ "string" ], "policyName": "string", "policyType": "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.


If you are using an account that is set up as a monitoring account for CloudWatch unified cross-account observability, you can use this to specify the account ID of a source account. If you do, the operation returns the account policy for the specified account. Currently, you can specify only one account ID in this parameter.

If you omit this parameter, only the policy in the current account is returned.

Type: Array of strings

Array Members: Minimum number of 0 items. Maximum number of 1 item.

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 12.

Pattern: ^\d{12}$

Required: No


Use this parameter to limit the returned policies to only the policy with the name that you specify.

Type: String

Required: No


Use this parameter to limit the returned policies to only the policies that match the policy type that you specify.

Type: String


Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "accountPolicies": [ { "accountId": "string", "lastUpdatedTime": number, "policyDocument": "string", "policyName": "string", "policyType": "string", "scope": "string", "selectionCriteria": "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.


An array of structures that contain information about the CloudWatch Logs account policies that match the specified filters.

Type: Array of AccountPolicy objects


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


A parameter is specified incorrectly.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Multiple concurrent requests to update the same resource were in conflict.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified resource does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The service cannot complete the request.

HTTP Status Code: 500

See Also

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