DescribeCopyJob - AWS Backup


Returns metadata associated with creating a copy of a resource.

Request Syntax

GET /copy-jobs/copyJobId HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


Uniquely identifies a copy job.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "CopyJob": { "AccountId": "string", "BackupSizeInBytes": number, "ChildJobsInState": { "string" : number }, "CompletionDate": number, "CompositeMemberIdentifier": "string", "CopyJobId": "string", "CreatedBy": { "BackupPlanArn": "string", "BackupPlanId": "string", "BackupPlanVersion": "string", "BackupRuleId": "string" }, "CreationDate": number, "DestinationBackupVaultArn": "string", "DestinationRecoveryPointArn": "string", "IamRoleArn": "string", "IsParent": boolean, "NumberOfChildJobs": number, "ParentJobId": "string", "ResourceArn": "string", "ResourceName": "string", "ResourceType": "string", "SourceBackupVaultArn": "string", "SourceRecoveryPointArn": "string", "State": "string", "StatusMessage": "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.


Contains detailed information about a copy job.

Type: CopyJob object


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


Indicates that something is wrong with a parameter's value. For example, the value is out of range.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Indicates that a required parameter is missing.

HTTP Status Code: 400


A resource that is required for the action doesn't exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The request failed due to a temporary failure of the server.

HTTP Status Code: 500

See Also

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