CreateSampleFindings - Amazon GuardDuty


Generates sample findings of types specified by the list of finding types. If 'NULL' is specified for findingTypes, the API generates sample findings of all supported finding types.

Request Syntax

POST /detector/detectorId/findings/create HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "findingTypes": [ "string" ] }

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The ID of the detector to create sample findings for.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 300.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The types of sample findings to generate.

Type: Array of strings

Array Members: Minimum number of 0 items. Maximum number of 50 items.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 50.

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.


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


A bad request exception object.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An internal server error exception object.

HTTP Status Code: 500

See Also

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