DescribeHub - AWS Security Hub


Returns details about the Hub resource in your account, including the HubArn and the time when you enabled Security Hub.

Request Syntax

GET /accounts?HubArn=HubArn HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The ARN of the Hub resource to retrieve.

Pattern: .*\S.*

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "AutoEnableControls": boolean, "ControlFindingGenerator": "string", "HubArn": "string", "SubscribedAt": "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.


Whether to automatically enable new controls when they are added to standards that are enabled.

If set to true, then new controls for enabled standards are enabled automatically. If set to false, then new controls are not enabled.

Type: Boolean


Specifies whether the calling account has consolidated control findings turned on. If the value for this field is set to SECURITY_CONTROL, Security Hub generates a single finding for a control check even when the check applies to multiple enabled standards.

If the value for this field is set to STANDARD_CONTROL, Security Hub generates separate findings for a control check when the check applies to multiple enabled standards.

The value for this field in a member account matches the value in the administrator account. For accounts that aren't part of an organization, the default value of this field is SECURITY_CONTROL if you enabled Security Hub on or after February 23, 2023.

Type: String



The ARN of the Hub resource that was retrieved.

Type: String

Pattern: .*\S.*


The date and time when Security Hub was enabled in the account.

Type: String

Pattern: .*\S.*


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


Internal server error.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The account doesn't have permission to perform this action.

HTTP Status Code: 401


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

HTTP Status Code: 400


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


The request was rejected because we can't find the specified resource.

HTTP Status Code: 404

See Also

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