Amazon Relational Database Service
API Reference (API Version 2014-10-31)

DescribeSourceRegions

Returns a list of the source AWS Regions where the current AWS Region can create a Read Replica or copy a DB snapshot from. This API action supports pagination.

Request Parameters

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

Filters.Filter.N

This parameter isn't currently supported.

Type: Array of Filter objects

Required: No

Marker

An optional pagination token provided by a previous DescribeSourceRegions request. If this parameter is specified, the response includes only records beyond the marker, up to the value specified by MaxRecords.

Type: String

Required: No

MaxRecords

The maximum number of records to include in the response. If more records exist than the specified MaxRecords value, a pagination token called a marker is included in the response so you can retrieve the remaining results.

Default: 100

Constraints: Minimum 20, maximum 100.

Type: Integer

Required: No

RegionName

The source AWS Region name. For example, us-east-1.

Constraints:

  • Must specify a valid AWS Region name.

Type: String

Required: No

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.

Marker

An optional pagination token provided by a previous request. If this parameter is specified, the response includes only records beyond the marker, up to the value specified by MaxRecords.

Type: String

SourceRegions.SourceRegion.N

A list of SourceRegion instances that contains each source AWS Region that the current AWS Region can get a Read Replica or a DB snapshot from.

Type: Array of SourceRegion objects

Errors

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

Example

Sample Request

https://rds.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/ ?Action=DescribeSourceRegions &MaxRecords=10 &SignatureMethod=HmacSHA256 &SignatureVersion=4 &Version=2014-10-31 &X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 &X-Amz-Credential=AKIADQKE4SARGYLE/20140429/us-east-1/rds/aws4_request &X-Amz-Date=20140429T175351Z &X-Amz-SignedHeaders=content-type;host;user-agent;x-amz-content-sha256;x-amz-date &X-Amz-Signature=9164337efa99caf850e874a1cb7ef62f3cea29d0b448b9e0e7c53b288ddffed2

Sample Response

<DescribeSourceRegionsResponse xmlns="http://rds.amazonaws.com/doc/2014-10-31/"> <DescribeSourceRegionsResult> <SourceRegions> <SourceRegion> <RegionName>ap-northeast-1</RegionName> <EndPoint>https://rds.ap-northeast-1.amazonaws.com</EndPoint> <Status>available</Status> </SourceRegion> <SourceRegion> <RegionName>ap-southeast-2</RegionName> <EndPoint>https://rds.ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com</EndPoint> <Status>available</Status> </SourceRegion> </SourceRegions> </DescribeSourceRegionsResult> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>01b2685a-b978-11d3-f272-7cd6cce12cc5</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </DescribeSourceRegionsResponse>

See Also

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