DescribeAnalysis - Amazon QuickSight


Provides a summary of the metadata for an analysis.

Request Syntax

GET /accounts/AwsAccountId/analyses/AnalysisId HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The ID of the analysis that you're describing. The ID is part of the URL of the analysis.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 512.

Pattern: [\w\-]+

Required: Yes


The ID of the AWS account that contains the analysis. You must be using the AWS account that the analysis is in.

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 12.

Pattern: ^[0-9]{12}$

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 Status Content-type: application/json { "Analysis": { "AnalysisId": "string", "Arn": "string", "CreatedTime": number, "DataSetArns": [ "string" ], "Errors": [ { "Message": "string", "Type": "string", "ViolatedEntities": [ { "Path": "string" } ] } ], "LastUpdatedTime": number, "Name": "string", "Sheets": [ { "Name": "string", "SheetId": "string" } ], "Status": "string", "ThemeArn": "string" }, "RequestId": "string" }

Response Elements

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


The HTTP status of the request.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


A metadata structure that contains summary information for the analysis that you're describing.

Type: Analysis object


The AWS request ID for this operation.

Type: String


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


You don't have access to this item. The provided credentials couldn't be validated. You might not be authorized to carry out the request. Make sure that your account is authorized to use the Amazon QuickSight service, that your policies have the correct permissions, and that you are using the correct access keys.

HTTP Status Code: 401


An internal failure occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 500


One or more parameters has a value that isn't valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


One or more resources can't be found.

HTTP Status Code: 404


Access is throttled.

HTTP Status Code: 429


This error indicates that you are calling an operation on an Amazon QuickSight subscription where the edition doesn't include support for that operation. Amazon Amazon QuickSight currently has Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition. Not every operation and capability is available in every edition.

HTTP Status Code: 403

See Also

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