UpdateGlobalSettings - AWS Backup


Updates whether the AWS account is opted in to cross-account backup. Returns an error if the account is not an Organizations management account. Use the DescribeGlobalSettings API to determine the current settings.

Request Syntax

PUT /global-settings HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "GlobalSettings": { "string" : "string" } }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


A value for isCrossAccountBackupEnabled and a Region. Example: update-global-settings --global-settings isCrossAccountBackupEnabled=false --region us-west-2.

Type: String to string map

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.


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 something is wrong with the input to the request. For example, a parameter is of the wrong type.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Indicates that a required parameter is missing.

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: