Amazon DynamoDB
API Reference


Gives a description of the Time to Live (TTL) status on the specified table.

Request Syntax

{ "TableName": "string" }

Request Parameters

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


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


The name of the table to be described.

Type: String

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

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

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "TimeToLiveDescription": { "AttributeName": "string", "TimeToLiveStatus": "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.


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


An error occurred on the server side.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The operation tried to access a nonexistent table or index. The resource might not be specified correctly, or its status might not be ACTIVE.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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