GetSnapshotLimits - AWS Directory Service


Obtains the manual snapshot limits for a directory.

Request Syntax

{ "DirectoryId": "string" }

Request Parameters

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


Contains the identifier of the directory to obtain the limits for.

Type: String

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

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "SnapshotLimits": { "ManualSnapshotsCurrentCount": number, "ManualSnapshotsLimit": number, "ManualSnapshotsLimitReached": boolean } }

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.


A SnapshotLimits object that contains the manual snapshot limits for the specified directory.

Type: SnapshotLimits object


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


An exception has occurred in AWS Directory Service.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The following examples are formatted for legibility.

Example Request

This example illustrates one usage of GetSnapshotLimits.

POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: Accept-Encoding: identity Content-Length: 31 X-Amz-Target: DirectoryService_20150416.GetSnapshotLimits X-Amz-Date: 20161214T224507Z 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=f9ba790cf905e14fa97fd1ed6a961c72d83a23f3e54ab126d8e4a30ec14d3cdb { "DirectoryId": "d-926example" }

Example Response

This example illustrates one usage of GetSnapshotLimits.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: f7895979-c24e-11e6-a0ba-6bb2a89ebc49 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Content-Length: 113 Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2016 22:45:09 GMT { "SnapshotLimits":{ "ManualSnapshotsCurrentCount":1, "ManualSnapshotsLimit":5, "ManualSnapshotsLimitReached":false } }

See Also

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