GetCrawler - AWS Glue


Retrieves metadata for a specified crawler.

Request Syntax

{ "Name": "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.


The name of the crawler to retrieve metadata for.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\t]*

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "Crawler": { "Classifiers": [ "string" ], "Configuration": "string", "CrawlElapsedTime": number, "CrawlerSecurityConfiguration": "string", "CreationTime": number, "DatabaseName": "string", "Description": "string", "LakeFormationConfiguration": { "AccountId": "string", "UseLakeFormationCredentials": boolean }, "LastCrawl": { "ErrorMessage": "string", "LogGroup": "string", "LogStream": "string", "MessagePrefix": "string", "StartTime": number, "Status": "string" }, "LastUpdated": number, "LineageConfiguration": { "CrawlerLineageSettings": "string" }, "Name": "string", "RecrawlPolicy": { "RecrawlBehavior": "string" }, "Role": "string", "Schedule": { "ScheduleExpression": "string", "State": "string" }, "SchemaChangePolicy": { "DeleteBehavior": "string", "UpdateBehavior": "string" }, "State": "string", "TablePrefix": "string", "Targets": { "CatalogTargets": [ { "ConnectionName": "string", "DatabaseName": "string", "DlqEventQueueArn": "string", "EventQueueArn": "string", "Tables": [ "string" ] } ], "DeltaTargets": [ { "ConnectionName": "string", "CreateNativeDeltaTable": boolean, "DeltaTables": [ "string" ], "WriteManifest": boolean } ], "DynamoDBTargets": [ { "Path": "string", "scanAll": boolean, "scanRate": number } ], "JdbcTargets": [ { "ConnectionName": "string", "EnableAdditionalMetadata": [ "string" ], "Exclusions": [ "string" ], "Path": "string" } ], "MongoDBTargets": [ { "ConnectionName": "string", "Path": "string", "ScanAll": boolean } ], "S3Targets": [ { "ConnectionName": "string", "DlqEventQueueArn": "string", "EventQueueArn": "string", "Exclusions": [ "string" ], "Path": "string", "SampleSize": number } ] }, "Version": 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.


The metadata for the specified crawler.

Type: Crawler object


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


A specified entity does not exist

HTTP Status Code: 400


The operation timed out.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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