GetEvidenceFolder - AWS Audit Manager


Returns an evidence folder from the specified assessment in AWS Audit Manager.

Request Syntax

GET /assessments/assessmentId/controlSets/controlSetId/evidenceFolders/evidenceFolderId HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The identifier for the specified assessment.

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 36.

Pattern: ^[a-f0-9]{8}-[a-f0-9]{4}-[a-f0-9]{4}-[a-f0-9]{4}-[a-f0-9]{12}$

Required: Yes


The identifier for the specified control set.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 300.

Pattern: ^[\w\W\s\S]*$

Required: Yes


The identifier for the folder in which the evidence is stored.

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 36.

Pattern: ^[a-f0-9]{8}-[a-f0-9]{4}-[a-f0-9]{4}-[a-f0-9]{4}-[a-f0-9]{12}$

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "evidenceFolder": { "assessmentId": "string", "assessmentReportSelectionCount": number, "author": "string", "controlId": "string", "controlName": "string", "controlSetId": "string", "dataSource": "string", "date": number, "evidenceAwsServiceSourceCount": number, "evidenceByTypeComplianceCheckCount": number, "evidenceByTypeComplianceCheckIssuesCount": number, "evidenceByTypeConfigurationDataCount": number, "evidenceByTypeManualCount": number, "evidenceByTypeUserActivityCount": number, "evidenceResourcesIncludedCount": number, "id": "string", "name": "string", "totalEvidence": 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 folder in which evidence is stored.

Type: AssessmentEvidenceFolder object


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


Your account is not registered with AWS Audit Manager. Check the delegated administrator setup on the AWS Audit Manager settings page, and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 403


An internal service error occurred during the processing of your request. Try again later.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The resource specified in the request cannot be found.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The request has invalid or missing parameters.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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