AWS Step Functions

2020/02/25 - AWS Step Functions - 1 updated api methods

Changes  This release adds support for CloudWatch Logs for Standard Workflows.

DescribeStateMachineForExecution (updated) Link ΒΆ
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{'loggingConfiguration': {'destinations': [{'cloudWatchLogsLogGroup': {'logGroupArn': 'string'}}],
                          'includeExecutionData': 'boolean',
                          'level': 'ALL | ERROR | FATAL | OFF'}}

Describes the state machine associated with a specific execution.


This operation is eventually consistent. The results are best effort and may not reflect very recent updates and changes.

This API action is not supported by EXPRESS state machines.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

type executionArn


param executionArn


The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the execution you want state machine information for.




Response Syntax

    'stateMachineArn': 'string',
    'name': 'string',
    'definition': 'string',
    'roleArn': 'string',
    'updateDate': datetime(2015, 1, 1),
    'loggingConfiguration': {
        'level': 'ALL'|'ERROR'|'FATAL'|'OFF',
        'includeExecutionData': True|False,
        'destinations': [
                'cloudWatchLogsLogGroup': {
                    'logGroupArn': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) --

    • stateMachineArn (string) --

      The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the state machine associated with the execution.

    • name (string) --

      The name of the state machine associated with the execution.

    • definition (string) --

      The Amazon States Language definition of the state machine. See Amazon States Language .

    • roleArn (string) --

      The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the IAM role of the State Machine for the execution.

    • updateDate (datetime) --

      The date and time the state machine associated with an execution was updated. For a newly created state machine, this is the creation date.

    • loggingConfiguration (dict) --

      The LoggingConfiguration data type is used to set CloudWatch Logs options.

      • level (string) --

        Defines which category of execution history events are logged.

      • includeExecutionData (boolean) --

        Determines whether execution data is included in your log. When set to FALSE , data is excluded.

      • destinations (list) --

        An array of objects that describes where your execution history events will be logged. Limited to size 1. Required, if your log level is not set to OFF .

        • (dict) --

          • cloudWatchLogsLogGroup (dict) --

            An object describing a CloudWatch log group. For more information, see AWS::Logs::LogGroup in the AWS CloudFormation User Guide.

            • logGroupArn (string) --

              The ARN of the the CloudWatch log group to which you want your logs emitted to. The ARN must end with :*