CloudTrail / Client / cancel_query



Cancels a query if the query is not in a terminated state, such as CANCELLED, FAILED, TIMED_OUT, or FINISHED. You must specify an ARN value for EventDataStore. The ID of the query that you want to cancel is also required. When you run CancelQuery, the query status might show as CANCELLED even if the operation is not yet finished.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.cancel_query(
  • EventDataStore (string) – The ARN (or the ID suffix of the ARN) of an event data store on which the specified query is running.

  • QueryId (string) –


    The ID of the query that you want to cancel. The QueryId comes from the response of a StartQuery operation.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'QueryId': 'string',

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • QueryId (string) –

      The ID of the canceled query.

    • QueryStatus (string) –

      Shows the status of a query after a CancelQuery request. Typically, the values shown are either RUNNING or CANCELLED.


  • CloudTrail.Client.exceptions.EventDataStoreARNInvalidException

  • CloudTrail.Client.exceptions.EventDataStoreNotFoundException

  • CloudTrail.Client.exceptions.InactiveEventDataStoreException

  • CloudTrail.Client.exceptions.InactiveQueryException

  • CloudTrail.Client.exceptions.InvalidParameterException

  • CloudTrail.Client.exceptions.QueryIdNotFoundException

  • CloudTrail.Client.exceptions.OperationNotPermittedException

  • CloudTrail.Client.exceptions.UnsupportedOperationException

  • CloudTrail.Client.exceptions.NoManagementAccountSLRExistsException

  • CloudTrail.Client.exceptions.ConflictException