QuickSight / Client / describe_namespace



Describes the current namespace.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.describe_namespace(
  • AwsAccountId (string) –


    The ID for the Amazon Web Services account that contains the Amazon QuickSight namespace that you want to describe.

  • Namespace (string) –


    The namespace that you want to describe.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'Namespace': {
        'Name': 'string',
        'Arn': 'string',
        'CapacityRegion': 'string',
        'IdentityStore': 'QUICKSIGHT',
        'NamespaceError': {
            'Message': 'string'
    'RequestId': 'string',
    'Status': 123

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • Namespace (dict) –

      The information about the namespace that you’re describing. The response includes the namespace ARN, name, Amazon Web Services Region, creation status, and identity store. DescribeNamespace also works for namespaces that are in the process of being created. For incomplete namespaces, this API operation lists the namespace error types and messages associated with the creation process.

      • Name (string) –

        The name of the error.

      • Arn (string) –

        The namespace ARN.

      • CapacityRegion (string) –

        The namespace Amazon Web Services Region.

      • CreationStatus (string) –

        The creation status of a namespace that is not yet completely created.

      • IdentityStore (string) –

        The identity store used for the namespace.

      • NamespaceError (dict) –

        An error that occurred when the namespace was created.

        • Type (string) –

          The error type.

        • Message (string) –

          The message for the error.

    • RequestId (string) –

      The Amazon Web Services request ID for this operation.

    • Status (integer) –

      The HTTP status of the request.