GetCurrentUser - Amazon WorkDocs



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Retrieves details of the current user for whom the authentication token was generated. This is not a valid action for SigV4 (administrative API) clients.

This action requires an authentication token. To get an authentication token, register an application with Amazon WorkDocs. For more information, see Authentication and Access Control for User Applications in the Amazon WorkDocs Developer Guide.

Request Syntax

GET /api/v1/me HTTP/1.1 Authentication: AuthenticationToken

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


Amazon WorkDocs authentication token.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 8199.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "User": { "CreatedTimestamp": number, "EmailAddress": "string", "GivenName": "string", "Id": "string", "Locale": "string", "ModifiedTimestamp": number, "OrganizationId": "string", "RecycleBinFolderId": "string", "RootFolderId": "string", "Status": "string", "Storage": { "StorageRule": { "StorageAllocatedInBytes": number, "StorageType": "string" }, "StorageUtilizedInBytes": number }, "Surname": "string", "TimeZoneId": "string", "Type": "string", "Username": "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.


Metadata of the user.

Type: User object


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


The resource does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The AWS Directory Service cannot reach an on-premises instance. Or a dependency under the control of the organization is failing, such as a connected Active Directory.

HTTP Status Code: 424


One or more of the dependencies is unavailable.

HTTP Status Code: 503


The operation is not permitted.

HTTP Status Code: 403


The caller does not have access to perform the action on the 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: