CreateActionTarget - AWS Security Hub

CreateActionTarget

Creates a custom action target in Security Hub.

You can use custom actions on findings and insights in Security Hub to trigger target actions in Amazon CloudWatch Events.

Request Syntax

POST /actionTargets HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "Description": "string", "Id": "string", "Name": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

Description

The description for the custom action target.

Type: String

Pattern: .*\S.*

Required: Yes

Id

The ID for the custom action target.

Type: String

Pattern: .*\S.*

Required: Yes

Name

The name of the custom action target.

Type: String

Pattern: .*\S.*

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "ActionTargetArn": "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.

ActionTargetArn

The ARN for the custom action target.

Type: String

Pattern: .*\S.*

Errors

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

InternalException

Internal server error.

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidAccessException

There is an issue with the account used to make the request. Either Security Hub is not enabled for the account, or the account does not have permission to perform this action.

HTTP Status Code: 401

InvalidInputException

The request was rejected because you supplied an invalid or out-of-range value for an input parameter.

HTTP Status Code: 400

LimitExceededException

The request was rejected because it attempted to create resources beyond the current AWS account or throttling limits. The error code describes the limit exceeded.

HTTP Status Code: 429

ResourceConflictException

The resource specified in the request conflicts with an existing resource.

HTTP Status Code: 409

See Also

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