GetRestApis - Amazon API Gateway


Lists the RestApis resources for your collection.

Request Syntax

GET /restapis?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": [ { "apiKeySource": "string", "binaryMediaTypes": [ "string" ], "createdDate": number, "description": "string", "disableExecuteApiEndpoint": boolean, "endpointConfiguration": { "types": [ "string" ], "vpcEndpointIds": [ "string" ] }, "id": "string", "minimumCompressionSize": number, "name": "string", "policy": "string", "rootResourceId": "string", "tags": { "string" : "string" }, "version": "string", "warnings": [ "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 RestApi 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 REST APIs

The following example GET request retrieves one API from an account. The limit query string parameter is used to limit the quantity of the returned result. For illustrative purposes, we choose limit=1.

A successful response returns an API that can be navigated to by following the linked item or examining the embedded item resource.

Sample Request

GET /restapis?limit=1 HTTP/1.1 Content-Type: application/json Host: X-Amz-Date: 20160531T233903Z 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": "authorizer", "templated": true }, { "href": "{rel}.html", "name": "deployment", "templated": true }, { "href": "{rel}.html", "name": "model", "templated": true }, { "href": "{rel}.html", "name": "resource", "templated": true }, { "href": "{rel}.html", "name": "restapi", "templated": true }, { "href": "{rel}.html", "name": "stage", "templated": true } ], "self": { "href": "/restapis?limit=1" }, "item": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf" }, "next": { "href": "/restapis?position=aWQ9UzBuMWFuaWZ3dmY%3D&limit=1" }, "restapi:by-id": { "href": "/restapis/{restapi_id}", "templated": true }, "restapi:create": { "href": "/restapis" }, "restapi:put": { "href": "/restapis/{restapi_id}?failonwarnings=false{&mode}", "templated": true } }, "_embedded": { "item": { "_links": { "self": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf" }, "authorizer:by-id": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf/authorizers/{authorizer_id}", "templated": true }, "authorizer:create": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf/authorizers" }, "deployment:by-id": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf/deployments/{deployment_id}{?embed}", "templated": true }, "deployment:create": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf/deployments" }, "model:by-name": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf/models/{model_name}?flatten=false", "templated": true }, "model:create": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf/models" }, "resource:by-id": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf/resources/{resource_id}{?embed}", "templated": true }, "resource:create": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf/resources/ny9qrywoj2" }, "restapi:authorizers": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf/authorizers" }, "restapi:delete": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf" }, "restapi:deployments": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf/deployments{?limit}", "templated": true }, "restapi:models": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf/models" }, "restapi:resources": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf/resources{?limit,embed}", "templated": trueget }, "restapi:stages": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf/stages{?deployment_id}", "templated": true }, "restapi:update": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf" }, "stage:by-name": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf/stages/{stage_name}", "templated": true }, "stage:create": { "href": "/restapis/0n1anifwvf/stages" } }, "createdDate": "2016-04-05T19:58:27Z", "description": "Your first API with Amazon API Gateway. This is a sample API that integrates via HTTP with our demo Pet Store endpoints", "id": "0n1anifwvf", "name": "PetStore" } } }

See Also

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