DescribeTemplate -

DescribeTemplate

Describes a template's metadata.

Request Syntax

GET /accounts/AwsAccountId/templates/TemplateId?alias-name=AliasName&version-number=VersionNumber HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request requires the following URI parameters.

AliasName

The alias of the template that you want to describe. If you name a specific alias, you describe the version that the alias points to. You can specify the latest version of the template by providing the keyword $LATEST in the AliasName parameter. The keyword $PUBLISHED doesn't apply to templates.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 2048.

Pattern: [\w\-]+|(\$LATEST)|(\$PUBLISHED)

AwsAccountId

The ID of the AWS account that contains the template that you're describing.

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 12.

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

TemplateId

The ID for the template.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 2048.

Pattern: [\w\-]+

VersionNumber

(Optional) The number for the version to describe. If a VersionNumber parameter value isn't provided, the latest version of the template is described.

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1.

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 Status Content-type: application/json { "Template": { "Arn": "string", "CreatedTime": number, "LastUpdatedTime": number, "Name": "string", "TemplateId": "string", "Version": { "CreatedTime": number, "DataSetConfigurations": [ { "ColumnGroupSchemaList": [ { "ColumnGroupColumnSchemaList": [ { "Name": "string" } ], "Name": "string" } ], "DataSetSchema": { "ColumnSchemaList": [ { "DataType": "string", "GeographicRole": "string", "Name": "string" } ] }, "Placeholder": "string" } ], "Description": "string", "Errors": [ { "Message": "string", "Type": "string" } ], "SourceEntityArn": "string", "Status": "string", "VersionNumber": number } } }

Response Elements

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

Status

The HTTP status of the request.

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

Template

The template structure for the object you want to describe.

Type: Template object

Errors

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

AccessDeniedException

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

ConflictException

Updating or deleting a resource can cause an inconsistent state.

HTTP Status Code: 409

InternalFailureException

An internal failure occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidParameterValueException

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

HTTP Status Code: 400

ResourceExistsException

The resource specified already exists.

HTTP Status Code: 409

ResourceNotFoundException

One or more resources can't be found.

HTTP Status Code: 404

ThrottlingException

Access is throttled.

HTTP Status Code: 429

UnsupportedUserEditionException

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 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: