Amazon FSx for Windows File Server
Windows User Guide

Amazon FSx File System Status

You can view the status of an Amazon FSx file system by using the Amazon FSx console, the AWS CLI command describe-file-systems, or the API operation DescribeFileSystems.

File System Status Description


The file system is in a healthy state, and is reachable and available for use.


Amazon FSx is creating a new file system.


Amazon FSx is deleting an existing file system.


The file system is undergoing a customer-initiated update.


The file system is in a failed but recoverable state.


  1. An existing file system has experienced an unrecoverable failure.

  2. When creating new file system, Amazon FSx was unable to create a new file system.