IoT / Client / list_audit_tasks



Lists the Device Defender audits that have been performed during a given time period.

Requires permission to access the ListAuditTasks action.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.list_audit_tasks(
    startTime=datetime(2015, 1, 1),
    endTime=datetime(2015, 1, 1),
  • startTime (datetime) –


    The beginning of the time period. Audit information is retained for a limited time (90 days). Requesting a start time prior to what is retained results in an “InvalidRequestException”.

  • endTime (datetime) –


    The end of the time period.

  • taskType (string) – A filter to limit the output to the specified type of audit: can be one of “ON_DEMAND_AUDIT_TASK” or “SCHEDULED__AUDIT_TASK”.

  • taskStatus (string) – A filter to limit the output to audits with the specified completion status: can be one of “IN_PROGRESS”, “COMPLETED”, “FAILED”, or “CANCELED”.

  • nextToken (string) – The token for the next set of results.

  • maxResults (integer) – The maximum number of results to return at one time. The default is 25.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'tasks': [
            'taskId': 'string',
            'taskStatus': 'IN_PROGRESS'|'COMPLETED'|'FAILED'|'CANCELED',
    'nextToken': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • tasks (list) –

      The audits that were performed during the specified time period.

      • (dict) –

        The audits that were performed.

        • taskId (string) –

          The ID of this audit.

        • taskStatus (string) –

          The status of this audit. One of “IN_PROGRESS”, “COMPLETED”, “FAILED”, or “CANCELED”.

        • taskType (string) –

          The type of this audit. One of “ON_DEMAND_AUDIT_TASK” or “SCHEDULED_AUDIT_TASK”.

    • nextToken (string) –

      A token that can be used to retrieve the next set of results, or null if there are no additional results.


  • IoT.Client.exceptions.InvalidRequestException

  • IoT.Client.exceptions.ThrottlingException

  • IoT.Client.exceptions.InternalFailureException