AWS Backup
Developer Guide

ListBackupVaults

Returns a list of recovery point storage containers along with information about them.

Request Syntax

GET /backup-vaults/?maxResults=MaxResults&nextToken=NextToken HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request requires the following URI parameters.

MaxResults

The maximum number of items to be returned.

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1. Maximum value of 1000.

NextToken

The next item following a partial list of returned items. For example, if a request is made to return maxResults number of items, NextToken allows you to return more items in your list starting at the location pointed to by the next token.

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "BackupVaultList": [ { "BackupVaultArn": "string", "BackupVaultName": "string", "CreationDate": number, "CreatorRequestId": "string", "EncryptionKeyArn": "string", "NumberOfRecoveryPoints": number } ], "NextToken": "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.

BackupVaultList

An array of backup vault list members containing vault metadata, including Amazon Resource Name (ARN), display name, creation date, number of saved recovery points, and encryption information if the resources saved in the backup vault are encrypted.

Type: Array of BackupVaultListMember objects

NextToken

The next item following a partial list of returned items. For example, if a request is made to return maxResults number of items, NextToken allows you to return more items in your list starting at the location pointed to by the next token.

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: