AWS IoT Things Graph
Welcome (API Version 2018-09-06)

SearchEntities

Searches for entities of the specified type. You can search for entities in your namespace and the public namespace that you're tracking.

Request Syntax

{ "entityTypes": [ "string" ], "filters": [ { "name": "string", "value": [ "string" ] } ], "maxResults": number, "namespaceVersion": number, "nextToken": "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.

entityTypes

The entity types for which to search.

Type: Array of strings

Valid Values: DEVICE | SERVICE | DEVICE_MODEL | CAPABILITY | STATE | ACTION | EVENT | PROPERTY | MAPPING | ENUM

Required: Yes

filters

Optional filter to apply to the search. Valid filters are NAME NAMESPACE, SEMANTIC_TYPE_PATH and REFERENCED_ENTITY_ID. REFERENCED_ENTITY_ID filters on entities that are used by the entity in the result set. For example, you can filter on the ID of a property that is used in a state.

Multiple filters function as OR criteria in the query. Multiple values passed inside the filter function as AND criteria.

Type: Array of EntityFilter objects

Required: No

maxResults

The maximum number of results to return in the response.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1. Maximum value of 250.

Required: No

namespaceVersion

The version of the user's namespace. Defaults to the latest version of the user's namespace.

Type: Long

Required: No

nextToken

The string that specifies the next page of results. Use this when you're paginating results.

Type: String

Required: No

Response Syntax

{ "descriptions": [ { "arn": "string", "createdAt": number, "definition": { "language": "string", "text": "string" }, "id": "string", "type": "string" } ], "nextToken": "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.

descriptions

An array of descriptions for each entity returned in the search result.

Type: Array of EntityDescription objects

nextToken

The string to specify as nextToken when you request the next page of results.

Type: String

Errors

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

InternalFailureException

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidRequestException

HTTP Status Code: 400

ThrottlingException

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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