DescribePodIdentityAssociation - Amazon EKS


Returns descriptive information about an EKS Pod Identity association.

This action requires the ID of the association. You can get the ID from the response to the CreatePodIdentityAssocation for newly created associations. Or, you can list the IDs for associations with ListPodIdentityAssociations and filter the list by namespace or service account.

Request Syntax

GET /clusters/name/pod-identity-associations/associationId HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The ID of the association that you want the description of.

Required: Yes


The name of the cluster that the association is in.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "association": { "associationArn": "string", "associationId": "string", "clusterName": "string", "createdAt": number, "modifiedAt": number, "namespace": "string", "roleArn": "string", "serviceAccount": "string", "tags": { "string" : "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.


The full description of the EKS Pod Identity association.

Type: PodIdentityAssociation object


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


The specified parameter is invalid. Review the available parameters for the API request.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The request is invalid given the state of the cluster. Check the state of the cluster and the associated operations.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified resource could not be found. You can view your available clusters with ListClusters. You can view your available managed node groups with ListNodegroups. Amazon EKS clusters and node groups are AWS Region specific.

HTTP Status Code: 404


These errors are usually caused by a server-side issue.

HTTP Status Code: 500

See Also

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