DescribeQueryDefinitions - Amazon CloudWatch Logs

DescribeQueryDefinitions

This operation returns a paginated list of your saved CloudWatch Logs Insights query definitions.

You can use the queryDefinitionNamePrefix parameter to limit the results to only the query definitions that have names that start with a certain string.

Request Syntax

{ "maxResults": number, "nextToken": "string", "queryDefinitionNamePrefix": "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.

maxResults

Limits the number of returned query definitions to the specified number.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1. Maximum value of 1000.

Required: No

nextToken

The token for the next set of items to return. The token expires after 24 hours.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1.

Required: No

queryDefinitionNamePrefix

Use this parameter to filter your results to only the query definitions that have names that start with the prefix you specify.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: ^([^:*\/]+\/?)*[^:*\/]+$

Required: No

Response Syntax

{ "nextToken": "string", "queryDefinitions": [ { "lastModified": number, "logGroupNames": [ "string" ], "name": "string", "queryDefinitionId": "string", "queryString": "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.

nextToken

The token for the next set of items to return. The token expires after 24 hours.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1.

queryDefinitions

The list of query definitions that match your request.

Type: Array of QueryDefinition objects

Errors

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

InvalidParameterException

A parameter is specified incorrectly.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ServiceUnavailableException

The service cannot complete the request.

HTTP Status Code: 500

Example

This example retrieves a list of query definitions that have names that begin with "lambda."

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.DescribeQueryDefinitions { "queryDefinitionNamePrefix": "lambda", "maxResults": 2 }

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: <RequestId> Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Content-Length: <PayloadSizeBytes> Date: <Date> { "nextToken": "abdcefghijlkmn", "queryDefinitions": [ { "lastModified": 1549321515, "logGroupNames": [ "VPC_Flow_Log1", "VPC_Flow_Log2" ], "name": "VPC-top15-packet-transfers", "queryDefinitionId": "123456ab-12ab-123a-789e-1234567890ab" "querystring": "stats sum(packets) as packetsTransferred by srcAddr, dstAddr | sort packetsTransferred desc | limit 15" }, { "lastModified": 1557321299, "name": "25-most-recent-events", "queryDefinitionId": "456789ab-abcd-1234-789e-0987654321ab" "querystring": "fields @timestamp, @message | sort @timestamp desc | limit 25" } ] }

See Also

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