GetOutpost - AWS Outposts


Gets information about the specified Outpost.

Request Syntax

GET /outposts/OutpostId HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The ID or the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the Outpost.


Despite the parameter name, you can make the request with an ARN. The parameter name is OutpostId for backward compatibility.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 180.

Pattern: ^(arn:aws([a-z-]+)?:outposts:[a-z\d-]+:\d{12}:outpost/)?op-[a-f0-9]{17}$

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "Outpost": { "AvailabilityZone": "string", "AvailabilityZoneId": "string", "Description": "string", "LifeCycleStatus": "string", "Name": "string", "OutpostArn": "string", "OutpostId": "string", "OwnerId": "string", "SiteArn": "string", "SiteId": "string", "SupportedHardwareType": "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.


Information about an Outpost.

Type: Outpost object


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


You do not have permission to perform this operation.

HTTP Status Code: 403


An internal error has occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The specified request is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 404


A parameter is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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