DeliverConfigSnapshot - AWS Config


Schedules delivery of a configuration snapshot to the Amazon S3 bucket in the specified delivery channel. After the delivery has started, AWS Config sends the following notifications using an Amazon SNS topic that you have specified.

  • Notification of the start of the delivery.

  • Notification of the completion of the delivery, if the delivery was successfully completed.

  • Notification of delivery failure, if the delivery failed.

Request Syntax

{ "deliveryChannelName": "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 name of the delivery channel through which the snapshot is delivered.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 256.

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "configSnapshotId": "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 ID of the snapshot that is being created.

Type: String


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


There are no configuration recorders available to provide the role needed to describe your resources. Create a configuration recorder.

HTTP Status Code: 400


There is no configuration recorder running.

HTTP Status Code: 400


You have specified a delivery channel that does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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