DescribeSharedDirectories - AWS Directory Service


Returns the shared directories in your account.

Request Syntax

{ "Limit": number, "NextToken": "string", "OwnerDirectoryId": "string", "SharedDirectoryIds": [ "string" ] }

Request Parameters

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The number of shared directories to return in the response object.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 0.

Required: No


The DescribeSharedDirectoriesResult.NextToken value from a previous call to DescribeSharedDirectories. Pass null if this is the first call.

Type: String

Required: No


Returns the identifier of the directory in the directory owner account.

Type: String

Pattern: ^d-[0-9a-f]{10}$

Required: Yes


A list of identifiers of all shared directories in your account.

Type: Array of strings

Pattern: ^d-[0-9a-f]{10}$

Required: No

Response Syntax

{ "NextToken": "string", "SharedDirectories": [ { "CreatedDateTime": number, "LastUpdatedDateTime": number, "OwnerAccountId": "string", "OwnerDirectoryId": "string", "SharedAccountId": "string", "SharedDirectoryId": "string", "ShareMethod": "string", "ShareNotes": "string", "ShareStatus": "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.


If not null, token that indicates that more results are available. Pass this value for the NextToken parameter in a subsequent call to DescribeSharedDirectories to retrieve the next set of items.

Type: String


A list of all shared directories in your account.

Type: Array of SharedDirectory objects


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


A client exception has occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified entity could not be found.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The NextToken value is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


One or more parameters are not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An exception has occurred in AWS Directory Service.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The operation is not supported.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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