DescribeView - Amazon Connect


Retrieves the view for the specified Amazon Connect instance and view identifier.

The view identifier can be supplied as a ViewId or ARN.

$SAVED needs to be supplied if a view is unpublished.

The view identifier can contain an optional qualifier, for example, <view-id>:$SAVED, which is either an actual version number or an Amazon Connect managed qualifier $SAVED | $LATEST. If it is not supplied, then $LATEST is assumed for customer managed views and an error is returned if there is no published content available. Version 1 is assumed for AWS managed views.

Request Syntax

GET /views/InstanceId/ViewId HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The identifier of the Amazon Connect instance. You can find the instanceId in the ARN of the instance.

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

Pattern: ^[a-zA-Z0-9\_\-:\/]+$

Required: Yes


The ViewId of the view. This must be an ARN for AWS managed views.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 500.

Pattern: ^[a-zA-Z0-9\_\-:\/$]+$

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "View": { "Arn": "string", "Content": { "Actions": [ "string" ], "InputSchema": "string", "Template": "string" }, "CreatedTime": number, "Description": "string", "Id": "string", "LastModifiedTime": number, "Name": "string", "Status": "string", "Tags": { "string" : "string" }, "Type": "string", "Version": number, "VersionDescription": "string", "ViewContentSha256": "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.


All view data is contained within the View object.

Type: View object


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


You do not have sufficient permissions to perform this action.

HTTP Status Code: 403


Request processing failed because of an error or failure with the service.

HTTP Status Code: 500


One or more of the specified parameters are not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The request is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified resource was not found.

HTTP Status Code: 404


Displayed when rate-related API limits are exceeded.

HTTP Status Code: 429

See Also

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