GetClientCertificates - Amazon API Gateway


Gets a collection of ClientCertificate resources.

Request Syntax

GET /clientcertificates?limit=limit&position=position HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The maximum number of returned results per page. The default value is 25 and the maximum value is 500.


The current pagination position in the paged result set.

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "item": [ { "clientCertificateId": "string", "createdDate": number, "description": "string", "expirationDate": number, "pemEncodedCertificate": "string", "tags": { "string" : "string" } } ], "position": "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.


The current page of elements from this collection.

Type: Array of ClientCertificate objects


The current pagination position in the paged result set.

Type: String


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


The submitted request is not valid, for example, the input is incomplete or incorrect. See the accompanying error message for details.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The requested resource is not found. Make sure that the request URI is correct.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The request has reached its throttling limit. Retry after the specified time period.

HTTP Status Code: 429


The request is denied because the caller has insufficient permissions.

HTTP Status Code: 401


Retrieve client certificates

The following example request retrieves the available client certificates in the caller's AWS account.

A successful response returns the requested ClientCertificate resources that can be navigated to by following the linked item or examining the embedded item resource.

Sample Request

GET /clientcertificates HTTP/1.1 Content-Type: application/json Host: X-Amz-Date: 20160601T175605Z Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential={access_key_ID}/us-east-1/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature={sig4_hash}

Sample Response

{ "_links": { "curies": { "href": "{rel}.html", "name": "clientcertificate", "templated": true }, "self": { "href": "/clientcertificates" }, "clientcertificate:by-id": { "href": "/clientcertificates/{clientcertificate_id}", "templated": true }, "clientcertificate:generate": { "href": "/clientcertificates" }, "item": { "href": "/clientcertificates/xmbiqp" } }, "_embedded": { "item": { "_links": { "self": { "href": "/clientcertificates/xmbiqp" }, "clientcertificate:delete": { "href": "/clientcertificates/xmbiqp" }, "clientcertificate:update": { "href": "/clientcertificates/xmbiqp" } }, "clientCertificateId": "xmbiqp",get "createdDate": "2015-12-08T18:02:16Z", "description": "test-client-cert-2", "expirationDate": "2016-12-07T18:02:16Z", "pemEncodedCertificate": "-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----\r\nMIIC6DC...XuHVdZ5r27XRRXEjg==\r\n-----END CERTIFICATE-----" } } }

See Also

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