ListFindings - Amazon GuardDuty


Lists GuardDuty findings for the specified detector ID.

There might be regional differences because some flags might not be available in all the Regions where GuardDuty is currently supported. For more information, see Regions and endpoints.

Request Syntax

POST /detector/detectorId/findings HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "findingCriteria": { "criterion": { "string" : { "eq": [ "string" ], "equals": [ "string" ], "greaterThan": number, "greaterThanOrEqual": number, "gt": number, "gte": number, "lessThan": number, "lessThanOrEqual": number, "lt": number, "lte": number, "neq": [ "string" ], "notEquals": [ "string" ] } } }, "maxResults": number, "nextToken": "string", "sortCriteria": { "attributeName": "string", "orderBy": "string" } }

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The ID of the detector that specifies the GuardDuty service whose findings you want to list.

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

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


Represents the criteria used for querying findings. Valid values include:

  • JSON field name

  • accountId

  • region

  • confidence

  • id

  • resource.accessKeyDetails.accessKeyId

  • resource.accessKeyDetails.principalId

  • resource.accessKeyDetails.userName

  • resource.accessKeyDetails.userType


  • resource.instanceDetails.imageId

  • resource.instanceDetails.instanceId

  • resource.instanceDetails.networkInterfaces.ipv6Addresses

  • resource.instanceDetails.networkInterfaces.privateIpAddresses.privateIpAddress

  • resource.instanceDetails.networkInterfaces.publicDnsName

  • resource.instanceDetails.networkInterfaces.publicIp

  • resource.instanceDetails.networkInterfaces.securityGroups.groupId

  • resource.instanceDetails.networkInterfaces.securityGroups.groupName

  • resource.instanceDetails.networkInterfaces.subnetId

  • resource.instanceDetails.networkInterfaces.vpcId

  • resource.instanceDetails.tags.key

  • resource.instanceDetails.tags.value

  • resource.resourceType

  • service.action.actionType

  • service.action.awsApiCallAction.api

  • service.action.awsApiCallAction.callerType



  • service.action.awsApiCallAction.remoteIpDetails.ipAddressV4

  • service.action.awsApiCallAction.remoteIpDetails.organization.asn

  • service.action.awsApiCallAction.remoteIpDetails.organization.asnOrg

  • service.action.awsApiCallAction.serviceName

  • service.action.dnsRequestAction.domain

  • service.action.dnsRequestAction.domainWithSuffix

  • service.action.networkConnectionAction.blocked

  • service.action.networkConnectionAction.connectionDirection

  • service.action.networkConnectionAction.localPortDetails.port

  • service.action.networkConnectionAction.protocol


  • service.action.networkConnectionAction.remoteIpDetails.ipAddressV4

  • service.action.networkConnectionAction.remoteIpDetails.organization.asn

  • service.action.networkConnectionAction.remoteIpDetails.organization.asnOrg

  • service.action.networkConnectionAction.remotePortDetails.port

  • service.additionalInfo.threatListName

  • service.archived

    When this attribute is set to 'true', only archived findings are listed. When it's set to 'false', only unarchived findings are listed. When this attribute is not set, all existing findings are listed.

  • service.resourceRole

  • severity

  • type

  • updatedAt

    Type: Timestamp in Unix Epoch millisecond format: 1486685375000

Type: FindingCriteria object

Required: No


You can use this parameter to indicate the maximum number of items you want in the response. The default value is 50. The maximum value is 50.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1. Maximum value of 50.

Required: No


You can use this parameter when paginating results. Set the value of this parameter to null on your first call to the list action. For subsequent calls to the action, fill nextToken in the request with the value of NextToken from the previous response to continue listing data.

Type: String

Required: No


Represents the criteria used for sorting findings.

Type: SortCriteria object

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "findingIds": [ "string" ], "nextToken": "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 IDs of the findings that you're listing.

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 300.


The pagination parameter to be used on the next list operation to retrieve more items.

Type: String


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: