AuthorizeSnapshotAccess - Amazon Redshift


Authorizes the specified AWS customer account to restore the specified snapshot.

For more information about working with snapshots, go to Amazon Redshift Snapshots in the Amazon Redshift Cluster Management Guide.

Request Parameters

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


The identifier of the AWS customer account authorized to restore the specified snapshot.

To share a snapshot with AWS support, specify amazon-redshift-support.

Type: String

Required: Yes


The identifier of the snapshot the account is authorized to restore.

Type: String

Required: Yes


The identifier of the cluster the snapshot was created from. This parameter is required if your IAM user has a policy containing a snapshot resource element that specifies anything other than * for the cluster name.

Type: String

Required: No

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.


Describes a snapshot.

Type: Snapshot object


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


The specified CIDR block or EC2 security group is already authorized for the specified cluster security group.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The authorization quota for the cluster security group has been reached.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The snapshot identifier does not refer to an existing cluster snapshot.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The request cannot be completed because a dependent service is throttling requests made by Amazon Redshift on your behalf. Wait and retry the request.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified cluster snapshot is not in the available state, or other accounts are authorized to access the snapshot.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The encryption key has exceeded its grant limit in AWS KMS.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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