AWS Shield Advanced
AWS Shield Advanced API Reference (API Version 2016-06-02)


Lists the details of a Protection object.

Request Syntax

{ "ProtectionId": "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.


The unique identifier (ID) for the Protection object that is described.

Type: String

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

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9\\-]*

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "Protection": { "Id": "string", "Name": "string", "ResourceArn": "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 Protection object that is described.

Type: Protection object


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


Exception that indicates that a problem occurred with the service infrastructure. You can retry the request.

HTTP Status Code: 500


Exception indicating the specified resource does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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