GetDelivery - Amazon CloudWatch Logs


Returns complete information about one logical delivery. A delivery is a connection between a delivery source and a delivery destination.

A delivery source represents an AWS resource that sends logs to an logs delivery destination. The destination can be CloudWatch Logs, Amazon S3, or Firehose. Only some AWS services support being configured as a delivery source. These services are listed in Enable logging from AWS services.

You need to specify the delivery id in this operation. You can find the IDs of the deliveries in your account with the DescribeDeliveries operation.

Request Syntax

{ "id": "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 delivery that you want to retrieve.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 64.

Pattern: ^[0-9A-Za-z]+$

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "delivery": { "arn": "string", "deliveryDestinationArn": "string", "deliveryDestinationType": "string", "deliverySourceName": "string", "id": "string", "tags": { "string" : "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.


A structure that contains information about the delivery.

Type: Delivery object


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


The specified resource does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400


This request exceeds a service quota.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The service cannot complete the request.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The request was throttled because of quota limits.

HTTP Status Code: 400


One of the parameters for the request is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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