TimestreamQuery / Client / describe_endpoints



DescribeEndpoints returns a list of available endpoints to make Timestream API calls against. This API is available through both Write and Query.

Because the Timestream SDKs are designed to transparently work with the service’s architecture, including the management and mapping of the service endpoints, it is not recommended that you use this API unless:

For detailed information on how and when to use and implement DescribeEndpoints, see The Endpoint Discovery Pattern.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.describe_endpoints()
Return type:



Response Syntax

    'Endpoints': [
            'Address': 'string',
            'CachePeriodInMinutes': 123

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • Endpoints (list) –

      An Endpoints object is returned when a DescribeEndpoints request is made.

      • (dict) –

        Represents an available endpoint against which to make API calls against, as well as the TTL for that endpoint.

        • Address (string) –

          An endpoint address.

        • CachePeriodInMinutes (integer) –

          The TTL for the endpoint, in minutes.


  • TimestreamQuery.Client.exceptions.InternalServerException

  • TimestreamQuery.Client.exceptions.ValidationException

  • TimestreamQuery.Client.exceptions.ThrottlingException