GetLifecyclePolicy - EC2 Image Builder


Get details for the specified image lifecycle policy.

Request Syntax

GET /GetLifecyclePolicy?lifecyclePolicyArn=lifecyclePolicyArn HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


Specifies the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the image lifecycle policy resource to get.

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 1024.

Pattern: ^arn:aws(?:-[a-z]+)*:imagebuilder:[a-z]{2,}(?:-[a-z]+)+-[0-9]+:(?:[0-9]{12}|aws):lifecycle-policy/[a-z0-9-_]+$

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "lifecyclePolicy": { "arn": "string", "dateCreated": number, "dateLastRun": number, "dateUpdated": number, "description": "string", "executionRole": "string", "name": "string", "policyDetails": [ { "action": { "includeResources": { "amis": boolean, "containers": boolean, "snapshots": boolean }, "type": "string" }, "exclusionRules": { "amis": { "isPublic": boolean, "lastLaunched": { "unit": "string", "value": number }, "regions": [ "string" ], "sharedAccounts": [ "string" ], "tagMap": { "string" : "string" } }, "tagMap": { "string" : "string" } }, "filter": { "retainAtLeast": number, "type": "string", "unit": "string", "value": number } } ], "resourceSelection": { "recipes": [ { "name": "string", "semanticVersion": "string" } ], "tagMap": { "string" : "string" } }, "resourceType": "string", "status": "string", "tags": { "string" : "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 ARN of the image lifecycle policy resource that was returned.

Type: LifecyclePolicy object


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


You have exceeded the permitted request rate for the specific operation.

HTTP Status Code: 429


These errors are usually caused by a client action, such as using an action or resource on behalf of a user that doesn't have permissions to use the action or resource, or specifying an invalid resource identifier.

HTTP Status Code: 400


You are not authorized to perform the requested operation.

HTTP Status Code: 403


You have requested an action that that the service doesn't support.

HTTP Status Code: 400


This exception is thrown when the service encounters an unrecoverable exception.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The service is unable to process your request at this time.

HTTP Status Code: 503

See Also

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