Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (Amazon QLDB)
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Returns information about a journal export job, including the ledger name, export ID, when it was created, current status, and its start and end time export parameters.

If the export job with the given ExportId doesn't exist, then throws ResourceNotFoundException.

If the ledger with the given Name doesn't exist, then throws ResourceNotFoundException.

Request Syntax

GET /ledgers/name/journal-s3-exports/exportId HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request requires the following URI parameters.


The unique ID of the journal export job that you want to describe.

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 22.

Pattern: ^[A-Za-z-0-9]+$


The name of the ledger.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 32.

Pattern: (?!^.*--)(?!^[0-9]+$)(?!^-)(?!.*-$)^[A-Za-z0-9-]+$

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "ExportDescription": { "ExclusiveEndTime": number, "ExportCreationTime": number, "ExportId": "string", "InclusiveStartTime": number, "LedgerName": "string", "RoleArn": "string", "S3ExportConfiguration": { "Bucket": "string", "EncryptionConfiguration": { "KmsKeyArn": "string", "ObjectEncryptionType": "string" }, "Prefix": "string" }, "Status": "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 the journal export job returned by a DescribeJournalS3Export request.

Type: JournalS3ExportDescription object


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


The specified resource doesn't exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404

See Also

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