GetRequestValidator - Amazon API Gateway


Gets a RequestValidator of a given RestApi.

Request Syntax

GET /restapis/restapi_id/requestvalidators/requestvalidator_id HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The identifier of the RequestValidator to be retrieved.

Required: Yes


The string identifier of the associated RestApi.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "id": "string", "name": "string", "validateRequestBody": boolean, "validateRequestParameters": boolean }

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 identifier of this RequestValidator.

Type: String


The name of this RequestValidator

Type: String


A Boolean flag to indicate whether to validate a request body according to the configured Model schema.

Type: Boolean


A Boolean flag to indicate whether to validate request parameters (true) or not (false).

Type: Boolean


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


Get the specified RequestValidator of an API

This example illustrates one usage of GetRequestValidator.

Sample Request

GET /restapis/mkhqppt4e4/requestvalidators/1t3hul HTTP/1.1 Content-Type: application/json Host: X-Amz-Date: 20170223T172652Z Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential={access_key_ID}/20170223/us-east-1/apigateway/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-type;host;x-amz-date, Signature={sig4_hash}

Sample Response

{ "_links": { "self": { "href": "/restapis/mkhqppt4e4/requestvalidators/1t3hul" }, "request-validator-delete": { "href": "/restapis/mkhqppt4e4/requestvalidators/1t3hul" }, "request-validator-update": { "href": "/restapis/mkhqppt4e4/requestvalidators/1t3hul" } }, "id": "1t3hul", "name": "params-only", "validateRequestBody": false, "validateRequestParameters": true }

See Also

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