GetResourcePosition - AWS IoT Wireless


Get the position information for a given wireless device or a wireless gateway resource. The position information uses the World Geodetic System (WGS84).

Request Syntax

GET /resource-positions/ResourceIdentifier?resourceType=ResourceType HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The identifier of the resource for which position information is retrieved. It can be the wireless device ID or the wireless gateway ID, depending on the resource type.

Pattern: [a-fA-F0-9]{8}-[a-fA-F0-9]{4}-[a-fA-F0-9]{4}-[a-fA-F0-9]{4}-[a-fA-F0-9]{12}

Required: Yes


The type of resource for which position information is retrieved, which can be a wireless device or a wireless gateway.

Valid Values: WirelessDevice | WirelessGateway

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 GeoJsonPayload

Response Elements

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

The response returns the following as the HTTP body.


The position information of the resource, displayed as a JSON payload. The payload uses the GeoJSON format, which a format that's used to encode geographic data structures. For more information, see GeoJSON.


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


User does not have permission to perform this action.

HTTP Status Code: 403


An unexpected error occurred while processing a request.

HTTP Status Code: 500


Resource does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The request was denied because it exceeded the allowed API request rate.

HTTP Status Code: 429


The input did not meet the specified constraints.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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