DescribeDomains - Amazon CloudSearch



Gets information about the search domains owned by this account. Can be limited to specific domains. Shows all domains by default. To get the number of searchable documents in a domain, use the console or submit a matchall request to your domain's search endpoint: q=matchall&q.parser=structured&size=0. For more information, see Getting Information about a Search Domain in the Amazon CloudSearch Developer Guide.

Request Parameters

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


The names of the domains you want to include in the response.

Type: String list

Length constraints: Minimum length of 3. Maximum length of 28.

Required: No

Response Elements

The following element is returned in a structure named DescribeDomainsResult.


A list that contains the status of each requested domain.

Type: DomainStatus list


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


An error occurred while processing the request.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An internal error occurred while processing the request. If this problem persists, report an issue from the Service Health Dashboard.

HTTP Status Code: 500