CognitoIdentityProvider / Client / list_resource_servers



Lists the resource servers for a user pool.


Amazon Cognito evaluates Identity and Access Management (IAM) policies in requests for this API operation. For this operation, you must use IAM credentials to authorize requests, and you must grant yourself the corresponding IAM permission in a policy.

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See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.list_resource_servers(
  • UserPoolId (string) –


    The user pool ID for the user pool.

  • MaxResults (integer) – The maximum number of resource servers to return.

  • NextToken (string) – A pagination token.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'ResourceServers': [
            'UserPoolId': 'string',
            'Identifier': 'string',
            'Name': 'string',
            'Scopes': [
                    'ScopeName': 'string',
                    'ScopeDescription': 'string'
    'NextToken': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • ResourceServers (list) –

      The resource servers.

      • (dict) –

        A container for information about a resource server for a user pool.

        • UserPoolId (string) –

          The user pool ID for the user pool that hosts the resource server.

        • Identifier (string) –

          A unique resource server identifier for the resource server. The identifier can be an API friendly name like solar-system-data. You can also set an API URL like as your identifier.

          Amazon Cognito represents scopes in the access token in the format $resource-server-identifier/$scope. Longer scope-identifier strings increase the size of your access tokens.

        • Name (string) –

          The name of the resource server.

        • Scopes (list) –

          A list of scopes that are defined for the resource server.

          • (dict) –

            A resource server scope.

            • ScopeName (string) –

              The name of the scope.

            • ScopeDescription (string) –

              A description of the scope.

    • NextToken (string) –

      A pagination token.


  • CognitoIdentityProvider.Client.exceptions.InvalidParameterException

  • CognitoIdentityProvider.Client.exceptions.ResourceNotFoundException

  • CognitoIdentityProvider.Client.exceptions.NotAuthorizedException

  • CognitoIdentityProvider.Client.exceptions.TooManyRequestsException

  • CognitoIdentityProvider.Client.exceptions.InternalErrorException