AWS CodeCommit
API Reference (API Version 2015-04-13)

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Returns information about the contents of one or more commits in a repository.

Request Syntax

{ "commitIds": [ "string" ], "repositoryName": "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 full commit IDs of the commits to get information about.


You must supply the full SHAs of each commit. You cannot use shortened SHAs.

Type: Array of strings

Required: Yes


The name of the repository that contains the commits.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 100.

Pattern: [\w\.-]+

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "commits": [ { "additionalData": "string", "author": { "date": "string", "email": "string", "name": "string" }, "commitId": "string", "committer": { "date": "string", "email": "string", "name": "string" }, "message": "string", "parents": [ "string" ], "treeId": "string" } ], "errors": [ { "commitId": "string", "errorCode": "string", "errorMessage": "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.


An array of commit data type objects, each of which contains information about a specified commit.

Type: Array of Commit objects


Returns any commit IDs for which information could not be found. For example, if one of the commit IDs was a shortened SHA or that commit was not found in the specified repository, the ID will return an error object with additional information.

Type: Array of BatchGetCommitsError objects


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


The maximum number of allowed commit IDs in a batch request is 100. Verify that your batch requests contains no more than 100 commit IDs, and then try again.

HTTP Status Code: 400


A list of commit IDs is required, but was either not specified or the list was empty.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An encryption integrity check failed.

HTTP Status Code: 500


An encryption key could not be accessed.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The encryption key is disabled.

HTTP Status Code: 400


No encryption key was found.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The encryption key is not available.

HTTP Status Code: 400


At least one specified repository name is not valid.


This exception only occurs when a specified repository name is not valid. Other exceptions occur when a required repository parameter is missing, or when a specified repository does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified repository does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400


A repository name is required but was not specified.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Sample Request

>POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: Accept-Encoding: identity Content-Length: 105 X-Amz-Target: CodeCommit_20150413.BatchGetCommits X-Amz-Date: 20190724T201222Z User-Agent: aws-cli/1.11.187 Python/3.4.9 Windows/10 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAI44QH8DHBEXAMPLE/20151028/us-east-1/codecommit/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-type;host;user-agent;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=8d9b5998EXAMPLE { "repositoryName": "MyDemoRepo", "commitIds": [ 317f8570EXAMPLE, 4c925148EXAMPLE ] }

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: 0728aaa8-EXAMPLE Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Content-Length: 1218 Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 20:12:13 GMT { "commits": [ { "additionalData": "", "committer": { "date": "1508280564 -0800", "name": "Mary Major", "email": "" }, "author": { "date": "1508280564 -0800", "name": "Mary Major", "email": "" }, "commitId": "317f8570EXAMPLE", "treeId": "1f330709EXAMPLE", "parents": [ "6e147360EXAMPLE" ], "message": "Change variable name and add new response element" }, { "additionalData": "", "committer": { "date": "1508280542 -0800", "name": "Li Juan", "email": "" }, "author": { "date": "1508280542 -0800", "name": "Li Juan", "email": "" }, "commitId": "4c925148EXAMPLE", "treeId": "1f330709EXAMPLE", "parents": [ "317f8570EXAMPLE" ], "message": "Added new class" } }

See Also

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