StartContinuousExport - AWS Application Discovery Service


Start the continuous flow of agent's discovered data into Amazon Athena.

Response Syntax

{ "dataSource": "string", "exportId": "string", "s3Bucket": "string", "schemaStorageConfig": { "string" : "string" }, "startTime": number }

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 type of data collector used to gather this data (currently only offered for AGENT).

Type: String

Valid Values: AGENT


The unique ID assigned to this export.

Type: String


The name of the s3 bucket where the export data parquet files are stored.

Type: String


A dictionary which describes how the data is stored.

  • databaseName - the name of the Glue database used to store the schema.

Type: String to string map

Key Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 252.


The timestamp representing when the continuous export was started.

Type: Timestamp


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


The AWS user account does not have permission to perform the action. Check the IAM policy associated with this account.

HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 400


The home region is not set. Set the home region to continue.

HTTP Status Code: 400


One or more parameters are not valid. Verify the parameters and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The value of one or more parameters are either invalid or out of range. Verify the parameter values and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 400


This operation is not permitted.

HTTP Status Code: 400


This issue occurs when the same clientRequestToken is used with the StartImportTask action, but with different parameters. For example, you use the same request token but have two different import URLs, you can encounter this issue. If the import tasks are meant to be different, use a different clientRequestToken, and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The server experienced an internal error. Try again.

HTTP Status Code: 500


Start a continuous export

The following example shows the response of starting a continuous export.

Sample Response

{ "startTime": 1531247730.19, "dataSource": "AGENT", "schemaStorageConfig": { "databaseName": "application_discovery_service_database" }, "exportId": "continuous-export-181b77c3-7jf3-4610-924e-7acafe5bbc59", "s3Bucket": "aws-application-discovery-service-92costafer5c9vn0qjane94mi" }

See Also

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