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Amazon Elastic MapReduce
API Reference (API Version 2009-03-31)

DescribeStep

Provides more detail about the cluster step.

Request Syntax

{ "ClusterId": "string", "StepId": "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.

ClusterId

The identifier of the cluster with steps to describe.

Type: String

Required: Yes

StepId

The identifier of the step to describe.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "Step": { "ActionOnFailure": "string", "Config": { "Args": [ "string" ], "Jar": "string", "MainClass": "string", "Properties": { "string" : "string" } }, "Id": "string", "Name": "string", "Status": { "FailureDetails": { "LogFile": "string", "Message": "string", "Reason": "string" }, "State": "string", "StateChangeReason": { "Code": "string", "Message": "string" }, "Timeline": { "CreationDateTime": number, "EndDateTime": number, "StartDateTime": number } } } }

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.

Step

The step details for the requested step identifier.

Type: Step object

Errors

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

InternalServerException

This exception occurs when there is an internal failure in the EMR service.

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidRequestException

This exception occurs when there is something wrong with user input.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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