Amazon Inspector
API Reference (API Version 2016-02-16)


Stops the assessment run that is specified by the ARN of the assessment run.

Request Syntax

{ "assessmentRunArn": "string", "stopAction": "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 ARN of the assessment run that you want to stop.

Type: String

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

Required: Yes


An input option that can be set to either START_EVALUATION or SKIP_EVALUATION. START_EVALUATION (the default value), stops the AWS agent from collecting data and begins the results evaluation and the findings generation process. SKIP_EVALUATION cancels the assessment run immediately, after which no findings are generated.

Type: String


Required: No

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.


You do not have required permissions to access the requested resource.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Internal server error.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The request was rejected because an invalid or out-of-range value was supplied for an input parameter.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The request was rejected because it referenced an entity that does not exist. The error code describes the entity.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Sample Request

POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: Accept-Encoding: identity Content-Length: 117 X-Amz-Target: InspectorService.StopAssessmentRun X-Amz-Date: 20160331T183401Z User-Agent: aws-cli/1.10.12 Python/2.7.9 Windows/7 botocore/1.4.3 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Authorization: AUTHPARAMS { "assessmentRunArn": "arn:aws:inspector:us-west-2:123456789012:target/0-nvgVhaxX/template/0-it5r2S4T/run/0-11LMTAVe" }

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: 23e1a935-f76f-11e5-92d3-7ba54a65df23 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Content-Length: 0 Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2016 18:34:02 GMT

See Also

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