GetBaseline - AWS Control Tower


Retrieve details about an existing Baseline resource by specifying its identifier. For usage examples, see the AWS Control Tower User Guide.

Request Syntax

POST /get-baseline HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "baselineIdentifier": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The ARN of the Baseline resource to be retrieved.

Type: String

Pattern: ^arn:[a-z-]+:controltower:[a-z0-9-]*:[0-9]{0,12}:baseline/[A-Z0-9]{16}$

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "arn": "string", "description": "string", "name": "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 baseline ARN.

Type: String

Pattern: ^arn:[a-z-]+:controltower:[a-z0-9-]*:[0-9]{0,12}:baseline/[A-Z0-9]{16}$


A description of the baseline.

Type: String


A user-friendly name for the baseline.

Type: String


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


You do not have sufficient access to perform this action.

HTTP Status Code: 403


An unexpected error occurred during processing of a request.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The request references a resource that does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The request was denied due to request throttling.

HTTP Status Code: 429


The input does not satisfy the constraints specified by an AWS service.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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