DescribeTrusts - AWS Directory Service


Obtains information about the trust relationships for this account.

If no input parameters are provided, such as DirectoryId or TrustIds, this request describes all the trust relationships belonging to the account.

Request Syntax

{ "DirectoryId": "string", "Limit": number, "NextToken": "string", "TrustIds": [ "string" ] }

Request Parameters

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The Directory ID of the AWS directory that is a part of the requested trust relationship.

Type: String

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

Required: No


The maximum number of objects to return.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 0.

Required: No


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

Type: String

Required: No


A list of identifiers of the trust relationships for which to obtain the information. If this member is null, all trust relationships that belong to the current account are returned.

An empty list results in an InvalidParameterException being thrown.

Type: Array of strings

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

Required: No

Response Syntax

{ "NextToken": "string", "Trusts": [ { "CreatedDateTime": number, "DirectoryId": "string", "LastUpdatedDateTime": number, "RemoteDomainName": "string", "SelectiveAuth": "string", "StateLastUpdatedDateTime": number, "TrustDirection": "string", "TrustId": "string", "TrustState": "string", "TrustStateReason": "string", "TrustType": "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, more results are available. Pass this value for the NextToken parameter in a subsequent call to DescribeTrusts to retrieve the next set of items.

Type: String


The list of Trust objects that were retrieved.

It is possible that this list contains less than the number of items specified in the Limit member of the request. This occurs if there are less than the requested number of items left to retrieve, or if the limitations of the operation have been exceeded.

Type: Array of Trust 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


The following examples are formatted for legibility.

Example Request

This example illustrates one usage of DescribeTrusts.

POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: Accept-Encoding: identity Content-Length: 61 X-Amz-Target: DirectoryService_20150416.DescribeTrusts X-Amz-Date: 20161214T210907Z User-Agent: aws-cli/1.11.24 Python/2.7.9 Windows/7 botocore/1.4.81 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAI7E3BYXS3example/20161214/us-west-2/ds/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-type;host;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=fc201f050b631958cf6c5e186c5c897e82a974dad41b0e3c141a811003fa3c9b { "DirectoryId":"d-926example", "TrustIds": ["t-9267353df0"] }

Example Response

This example illustrates one usage of DescribeTrusts.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: 8e6560bd-c241-11e6-a4dc-e5519684970a Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Content-Length: 406 Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2016 21:09:09 GMT { "Trusts": [ { "CreatedDateTime": 1481749250.657, "DirectoryId": "d-926example", "LastUpdatedDateTime": 1481749260.156, "RemoteDomainName": "", "StateLastUpdatedDateTime": 1481749260.156, "TrustDirection": "One-Way: Outgoing", "TrustId": "t-9267353df0", "TrustState": "Failed", "TrustStateReason": "The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted. Name:", "TrustType": "Forest" } ] }

See Also

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