Lists all the custom patterns that have been created.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.list_custom_entity_types(
  • NextToken (string) -- A paginated token to offset the results.
  • MaxResults (integer) -- The maximum number of results to return.
Return type



Response Syntax

    'CustomEntityTypes': [
            'Name': 'string',
            'RegexString': 'string',
            'ContextWords': [
    'NextToken': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) --

    • CustomEntityTypes (list) --

      A list of CustomEntityType objects representing custom patterns.

      • (dict) --

        An object representing a custom pattern for detecting sensitive data across the columns and rows of your structured data.

        • Name (string) --

          A name for the custom pattern that allows it to be retrieved or deleted later. This name must be unique per Amazon Web Services account.

        • RegexString (string) --

          A regular expression string that is used for detecting sensitive data in a custom pattern.

        • ContextWords (list) --

          A list of context words. If none of these context words are found within the vicinity of the regular expression the data will not be detected as sensitive data.

          If no context words are passed only a regular expression is checked.

          • (string) --
    • NextToken (string) --

      A pagination token, if more results are available.


  • Glue.Client.exceptions.InvalidInputException
  • Glue.Client.exceptions.OperationTimeoutException
  • Glue.Client.exceptions.InternalServiceException