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Requests a refresh of the Trusted Advisor check that has the specified check ID. Check IDs can be obtained by calling DescribeTrustedAdvisorChecks.


Some checks are refreshed automatically, and they cannot be refreshed by using this operation. Use of the RefreshTrustedAdvisorCheck operation for these checks causes an InvalidParameterValue error.

The response contains a TrustedAdvisorCheckRefreshStatus object, which contains these fields:

  • status. The refresh status of the check:

    • none: The check is not refreshed or the non-success status exceeds the timeout

    • enqueued: The check refresh requests has entered the refresh queue

    • processing: The check refresh request is picked up by the rule processing engine

    • success: The check is successfully refreshed

    • abandoned: The check refresh has failed

  • millisUntilNextRefreshable. The amount of time, in milliseconds, until the check is eligible for refresh.

  • checkId. The unique identifier for the check.

Request Syntax

{ "checkId": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The unique identifier for the Trusted Advisor check to refresh. Note: Specifying the check ID of a check that is automatically refreshed causes an InvalidParameterValue error.

Type: String

Response Syntax

{ "status": { "checkId": "string", "millisUntilNextRefreshable": number, "status": "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.


The current refresh status for a check, including the amount of time until the check is eligible for refresh.

Type: TrustedAdvisorCheckRefreshStatus object


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


An internal server error occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 500

See Also

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