GetContactList - Amazon Simple Email Service


Returns contact list metadata. It does not return any information about the contacts present in the list.

Request Syntax

GET /v2/email/contact-lists/ContactListName HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The name of the contact list.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "ContactListName": "string", "CreatedTimestamp": number, "Description": "string", "LastUpdatedTimestamp": number, "Tags": [ { "Key": "string", "Value": "string" } ], "Topics": [ { "DefaultSubscriptionStatus": "string", "Description": "string", "DisplayName": "string", "TopicName": "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.


The name of the contact list.

Type: String


A timestamp noting when the contact list was created.

Type: Timestamp


A description of what the contact list is about.

Type: String


A timestamp noting the last time the contact list was updated.

Type: Timestamp


The tags associated with a contact list.

Type: Array of Tag objects


An interest group, theme, or label within a list. A contact list can have multiple topics.

Type: Array of Topic objects


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


The input you provided is invalid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The resource you attempted to access doesn't exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404


Too many requests have been made to the operation.

HTTP Status Code: 429

See Also

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