GetServiceStatus

Returns the operational status of the Amazon Pay API section.

Description

The GetServiceStatus operation returns the operational status of the Amazon Pay API section of Amazon Marketplace Web Service (Amazon MWS). Status values are GREEN, GREEN_I, YELLOW, and RED.

The GetServiceStatus operation has a maximum request quota of two and a restore rate of one request every five minutes. For definitions of throttling terminology and for a complete explanation of throttling, see Throttling: Limits to how often you can submit requests in the Amazon MWS Developer Guide.

Request parameters

The GetServiceStatus operation accepts only the required request parameters. For more information about the request parameters that are required for all Amazon MWS operations, see Required request parameters in the Amazon MWS Developer Guide.

Response elements

Element name

Description

Status

Values returned by the GetServiceStatus operation:

  • GREEN—The service is operating normally.
  • GREEN_I—The service is operating normally. Additional information is provided.
  • YELLOW—The service is experiencing higher than normal error rates or is operating with degraded performance. Additional information may be provided.
  • RED—The service is unavailable or experiencing extremely high error rates. Additional information may be provided.

Type: xs:string

Timestamp

Indicates the time at which the operational status was evaluated.

Type: xs:dateTime

MessageId

An Amazon-defined message identifier.

Type: xs:string

Messages

The parent element of one or more Message elements.

Message

The operational status message.

The parent element of the following child elements (both child elements are type: xs:string):

  • Locale
  • Text

Examples

Sample query request

  POST /OffAmazonPayments/2013-01-01 HTTP/1.1
  Content-Type: x-www-form-urlencoded
  Host: mws.amazonservices.com
  User-Agent: <Your User Agent Header>

  AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAEEXAMPLENGQCJLSA
  &Action=GetServiceStatus
  &SellerId=A135KKEKWF1J56
  &SignatureMethod=HmacSHA256
  &SignatureVersion=2
  &Timestamp=2013-07-25T18%3A17%3A45Z
  &Version=2013-01-01
  &Signature=neUupEXAMPLEwJEJGnBfBGa2UpTSIZW3JMnVUYLsM4w%3D

Sample response

  <?xml version="1.0"?>
  <GetServiceStatusResponse xmlns="http://mws.amazonservices.com/schema/OffAmazonPayments/2013-01-01">
    <GetServiceStatusResult>
      <Status>GREEN</Status>
      <Timestamp>2013-07-25T18:17:45.167Z</Timestamp>
    </GetServiceStatusResult>
    <ResponseMetadata>
      <RequestId>082c41fd-2f6b-4616-a518-7db14EXAMPLE</RequestId>
    </ResponseMetadata>
  </GetServiceStatusResponse>

See also


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