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DescribeGlobalTable

Returns information about the specified global table.

Request Syntax

{
   "GlobalTableName": "string"
}

Request Parameters

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

Note

In the following list, the required parameters are described first.

GlobalTableName

The name of the global table.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 3. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9_.-]+

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{
   "GlobalTableDescription": { 
      "CreationDateTime": number,
      "GlobalTableArn": "string",
      "GlobalTableName": "string",
      "GlobalTableStatus": "string",
      "ReplicationGroup": [ 
         { 
            "RegionName": "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.

GlobalTableDescription

Contains the details of the global table.

Type: GlobalTableDescription object

Errors

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

GlobalTableNotFoundException

The specified global table does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InternalServerError

An error occurred on the server side.

HTTP Status Code: 500

See Also

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