Amazon DocumentDB
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DescribeDBInstances

Returns information about provisioned Amazon DocumentDB instances. This API supports pagination.

Request Parameters

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

DBInstanceIdentifier

The user-provided instance identifier. If this parameter is specified, information from only the specific instance is returned. This parameter isn't case sensitive.

Constraints:

  • If provided, must match the identifier of an existing DBInstance.

Type: String

Required: No

Filters.Filter.N

A filter that specifies one or more instances to describe.

Supported filters:

  • db-cluster-id - Accepts cluster identifiers and cluster Amazon Resource Names (ARNs). The results list includes only the information about the instances that are associated with the clusters that are identified by these ARNs.

  • db-instance-id - Accepts instance identifiers and instance ARNs. The results list includes only the information about the instances that are identified by these ARNs.

Type: Array of Filter objects

Required: No

Marker

An optional pagination token provided by a previous request. If this parameter is specified, the response includes only records beyond the marker, up to the value specified by MaxRecords.

Type: String

Required: No

MaxRecords

The maximum number of records to include in the response. If more records exist than the specified MaxRecords value, a pagination token (marker) is included in the response so that the remaining results can be retrieved.

Default: 100

Constraints: Minimum 20, maximum 100.

Type: Integer

Required: No

Response Elements

The following elements are returned by the service.

DBInstances.DBInstance.N

Detailed information about one or more instances.

Type: Array of DBInstance objects

Marker

An optional pagination token provided by a previous request. If this parameter is specified, the response includes only records beyond the marker, up to the value specified by MaxRecords.

Type: String

Errors

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

DBInstanceNotFound

DBInstanceIdentifier doesn't refer to an existing instance.

HTTP Status Code: 404

See Also

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