AWS Backup
Developer Guide

GetBackupSelection

Returns selection metadata and a document in JSON format that specifies a list of resources that are associated with a backup plan.

Request Syntax

GET /backup/plans/backupPlanId/selections/selectionId HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request requires the following URI parameters.

backupPlanId

Uniquely identifies a backup plan.

selectionId

Uniquely identifies the body of a request to assign a set of resources to a backup plan.

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "BackupPlanId": "string", "BackupSelection": { "IamRoleArn": "string", "ListOfTags": [ { "ConditionKey": "string", "ConditionType": "string", "ConditionValue": "string" } ], "Resources": [ "string" ], "SelectionName": "string" }, "CreationDate": number, "CreatorRequestId": "string", "SelectionId": "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.

BackupPlanId

Uniquely identifies a backup plan.

Type: String

BackupSelection

Specifies the body of a request to assign a set of resources to a backup plan.

Type: BackupSelection object

CreationDate

The date and time a backup selection is created, in Unix format and Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The value of CreationDate is accurate to milliseconds. For example, the value 1516925490.087 represents Friday, January 26, 2018 12:11:30.087 AM.

Type: Timestamp

CreatorRequestId

A unique string that identifies the request and allows failed requests to be retried without the risk of executing the operation twice.

Type: String

SelectionId

Uniquely identifies the body of a request to assign a set of resources to a backup plan.

Type: String

Errors

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

InvalidParameterValueException

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

HTTP Status Code: 400

MissingParameterValueException

Indicates that a required parameter is missing.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ResourceNotFoundException

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

HTTP Status Code: 400

ServiceUnavailableException

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: