kendra / Client / describe_faq



Gets information about an FAQ list.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.describe_faq(
  • Id (string) –


    The identifier of the FAQ you want to get information on.

  • IndexId (string) –


    The identifier of the index for the FAQ.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'Id': 'string',
    'IndexId': 'string',
    'Name': 'string',
    'Description': 'string',
    'CreatedAt': datetime(2015, 1, 1),
    'UpdatedAt': datetime(2015, 1, 1),
    'S3Path': {
        'Bucket': 'string',
        'Key': 'string'
    'RoleArn': 'string',
    'ErrorMessage': 'string',
    'FileFormat': 'CSV'|'CSV_WITH_HEADER'|'JSON',
    'LanguageCode': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • Id (string) –

      The identifier of the FAQ.

    • IndexId (string) –

      The identifier of the index for the FAQ.

    • Name (string) –

      The name that you gave the FAQ when it was created.

    • Description (string) –

      The description of the FAQ that you provided when it was created.

    • CreatedAt (datetime) –

      The Unix timestamp when the FAQ was created.

    • UpdatedAt (datetime) –

      The Unix timestamp when the FAQ was last updated.

    • S3Path (dict) –

      Information required to find a specific file in an Amazon S3 bucket.

      • Bucket (string) –

        The name of the S3 bucket that contains the file.

      • Key (string) –

        The name of the file.

    • Status (string) –

      The status of the FAQ. It is ready to use when the status is ACTIVE.

    • RoleArn (string) –

      The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the role that provides access to the S3 bucket containing the input files for the FAQ.

    • ErrorMessage (string) –

      If the Status field is FAILED, the ErrorMessage field contains the reason why the FAQ failed.

    • FileFormat (string) –

      The file format used by the input files for the FAQ.

    • LanguageCode (string) –

      The code for a language. This shows a supported language for the FAQ document. English is supported by default. For more information on supported languages, including their codes, see Adding documents in languages other than English.


  • kendra.Client.exceptions.ValidationException

  • kendra.Client.exceptions.ResourceNotFoundException

  • kendra.Client.exceptions.ThrottlingException

  • kendra.Client.exceptions.AccessDeniedException

  • kendra.Client.exceptions.InternalServerException