DescribeUser - Identity Store

DescribeUser

Retrieves the user metadata and attributes from the UserId in an identity store.

Request Syntax

{ "IdentityStoreId": "string", "UserId": "string" }

Request Parameters

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

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

IdentityStoreId

The globally unique identifier for the identity store, such as d-1234567890. In this example, d- is a fixed prefix, and 1234567890 is a randomly generated string that contains numbers and lower case letters. This value is generated at the time that a new identity store is created.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 36.

Pattern: d-[0-9a-f]{10}$|^[0-9a-f]{8}-[0-9a-f]{4}-[0-9a-f]{4}-[0-9a-f]{4}-[0-9a-f]{12}

Required: Yes

UserId

The identifier for a user in the identity store.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 47.

Pattern: ([0-9a-f]{10}-|)[A-Fa-f0-9]{8}-[A-Fa-f0-9]{4}-[A-Fa-f0-9]{4}-[A-Fa-f0-9]{4}-[A-Fa-f0-9]{12}

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "Addresses": [ { "Country": "string", "Formatted": "string", "Locality": "string", "PostalCode": "string", "Primary": boolean, "Region": "string", "StreetAddress": "string", "Type": "string" } ], "DisplayName": "string", "Emails": [ { "Primary": boolean, "Type": "string", "Value": "string" } ], "ExternalIds": [ { "Id": "string", "Issuer": "string" } ], "IdentityStoreId": "string", "Locale": "string", "Name": { "FamilyName": "string", "Formatted": "string", "GivenName": "string", "HonorificPrefix": "string", "HonorificSuffix": "string", "MiddleName": "string" }, "NickName": "string", "PhoneNumbers": [ { "Primary": boolean, "Type": "string", "Value": "string" } ], "PreferredLanguage": "string", "ProfileUrl": "string", "Timezone": "string", "Title": "string", "UserId": "string", "UserName": "string", "UserType": "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.

Addresses

The user's physical address.

Type: Array of Address objects

Array Members: Fixed number of 1 item.

DisplayName

The user's name value for display.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1024.

Pattern: [\p{L}\p{M}\p{S}\p{N}\p{P}\t\n\r   ]+

Emails

The user's email value.

Type: Array of Email objects

Array Members: Fixed number of 1 item.

ExternalIds

A list of ExternalId objects that contains the identifiers issued to this resource by an external identity provider.

Type: Array of ExternalId objects

Array Members: Minimum number of 1 item. Maximum number of 10 items.

IdentityStoreId

The globally unique identifier for the identity store.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 36.

Pattern: d-[0-9a-f]{10}$|^[0-9a-f]{8}-[0-9a-f]{4}-[0-9a-f]{4}-[0-9a-f]{4}-[0-9a-f]{12}

Locale

A string containing the user's geographical region or location.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1024.

Pattern: [\p{L}\p{M}\p{S}\p{N}\p{P}\t\n\r   ]+

Name

The name of the user.

Type: Name object

NickName

An alternative descriptive name for the user.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1024.

Pattern: [\p{L}\p{M}\p{S}\p{N}\p{P}\t\n\r   ]+

PhoneNumbers

A list of PhoneNumber objects associated with a user.

Type: Array of PhoneNumber objects

Array Members: Fixed number of 1 item.

PreferredLanguage

The preferred language of the user.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1024.

Pattern: [\p{L}\p{M}\p{S}\p{N}\p{P}\t\n\r   ]+

ProfileUrl

A URL link for the user's profile.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1024.

Pattern: [\p{L}\p{M}\p{S}\p{N}\p{P}\t\n\r   ]+

Timezone

The time zone for a user.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1024.

Pattern: [\p{L}\p{M}\p{S}\p{N}\p{P}\t\n\r   ]+

Title

A string containing the user's title.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1024.

Pattern: [\p{L}\p{M}\p{S}\p{N}\p{P}\t\n\r   ]+

UserId

The identifier for a user in the identity store.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 47.

Pattern: ([0-9a-f]{10}-|)[A-Fa-f0-9]{8}-[A-Fa-f0-9]{4}-[A-Fa-f0-9]{4}-[A-Fa-f0-9]{4}-[A-Fa-f0-9]{12}

UserName

A unique string used to identify the user. The length limit is 128 characters. This value can consist of letters, accented characters, symbols, numbers, and punctuation. This value is specified at the time the user is created and stored as an attribute of the user object in the identity store.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [\p{L}\p{M}\p{S}\p{N}\p{P}]+

UserType

A string indicating the user's type.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1024.

Pattern: [\p{L}\p{M}\p{S}\p{N}\p{P}\t\n\r   ]+

Errors

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

AccessDeniedException

You do not have sufficient access to perform this action.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InternalServerException

The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure with an internal server.

HTTP Status Code: 500

ResourceNotFoundException

Indicates that a requested resource is not found.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ThrottlingException

Indicates that the principal has crossed the throttling limits of the API operations.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ValidationException

The request failed because it contains a syntax error.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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