Amazon Neptune
User Guide (API Version 2017-11-29)


Modifies an existing event notification subscription. Note that you can't modify the source identifiers using this call; to change source identifiers for a subscription, use the AddSourceIdentifierToSubscription and RemoveSourceIdentifierFromSubscription calls.

You can see a list of the event categories for a given SourceType by using the DescribeEventCategories action.

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.


A Boolean value; set to true to activate the subscription.

Type: Boolean

Required: No


A list of event categories for a SourceType that you want to subscribe to. You can see a list of the categories for a given SourceType by using the DescribeEventCategories action.

Type: Array of strings

Required: No


The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the SNS topic created for event notification. The ARN is created by Amazon SNS when you create a topic and subscribe to it.

Type: String

Required: No


The type of source that is generating the events. For example, if you want to be notified of events generated by a DB instance, you would set this parameter to db-instance. if this value is not specified, all events are returned.

Valid values: db-instance | db-parameter-group | db-security-group | db-snapshot

Type: String

Required: No


The name of the event notification subscription.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.


Contains the results of a successful invocation of the DescribeEventSubscriptions action.

Type: EventSubscription object


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Cluster Management Error Messages and Codes.


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 404


HTTP Status Code: 404


HTTP Status Code: 404

See Also

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