Returns the details of the profile that's specified by the ProfileId .

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.describe_profile(
ProfileId (string) --


The identifier of the profile that you want described.

Return type
Response Syntax
    'Profile': {
        'Arn': 'string',
        'ProfileId': 'string',
        'ProfileType': 'LOCAL'|'PARTNER',
        'As2Id': 'string',
        'CertificateIds': [
        'Tags': [
                'Key': 'string',
                'Value': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) --
    • Profile (dict) --

      The details of the specified profile, returned as an object.

      • Arn (string) --

        The unique Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for the profile.

      • ProfileId (string) --

        A unique identifier for the local or partner AS2 profile.

      • ProfileType (string) --

        Indicates whether to list only LOCAL type profiles or only PARTNER type profiles. If not supplied in the request, the command lists all types of profiles.

      • As2Id (string) --

        The As2Id is the AS2-name , as defined in the RFC 4130. For inbound transfers, this is the AS2-From header for the AS2 messages sent from the partner. For outbound connectors, this is the AS2-To header for the AS2 messages sent to the partner using the StartFileTransfer API operation. This ID cannot include spaces.

      • CertificateIds (list) --

        An array of identifiers for the imported certificates. You use this identifier for working with profiles and partner profiles.

        • (string) --
      • Tags (list) --

        Key-value pairs that can be used to group and search for profiles.

        • (dict) --

          Creates a key-value pair for a specific resource. Tags are metadata that you can use to search for and group a resource for various purposes. You can apply tags to servers, users, and roles. A tag key can take more than one value. For example, to group servers for accounting purposes, you might create a tag called Group and assign the values Research and Accounting to that group.

          • Key (string) --

            The name assigned to the tag that you create.

          • Value (string) --

            Contains one or more values that you assigned to the key name you create.


  • Transfer.Client.exceptions.ServiceUnavailableException
  • Transfer.Client.exceptions.InternalServiceError
  • Transfer.Client.exceptions.InvalidRequestException
  • Transfer.Client.exceptions.ResourceNotFoundException