DescribeEventCategories - AWS Database Migration Service


Lists categories for all event source types, or, if specified, for a specified source type. You can see a list of the event categories and source types in Working with Events and Notifications in the AWS Database Migration Service User Guide.

Request Syntax

{ "Filters": [ { "Name": "string", "Values": [ "string" ] } ], "SourceType": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


Filters applied to the event categories.

Type: Array of Filter objects

Required: No


The type of AWS DMS resource that generates events.

Valid values: replication-instance | replication-task

Type: String

Required: No

Response Syntax

{ "EventCategoryGroupList": [ { "EventCategories": [ "string" ], "SourceType": "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.


A list of event categories.

Type: Array of EventCategoryGroup objects


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

See Also

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