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SendTestNotificationToDestination

Sends a test notification to an existing destination.

Description

The SendTestNotificationToDestination operation sends a test notification to the Destination that you specify. After you register a Destination, Amazon recommends that you call this operation to verify that you can receive notifications. You can also call this operation if you have not received any notifications at a Destination for a while.

Availability

This operation is available in all marketplaces except China and Mexico.

Throttling

Maximum request quota Restore rate Hourly request quota
25 requests Two requests every second 7200 requests per hour
For definitions of throttling terminology and for a complete explanation of throttling, see Throttling: Limits to how often you can submit requests in the Amazon MWS Developer Guide.

Request parameters

For more information about the request parameters that are required for all Amazon MWS operations, see Required request parameters in the Amazon MWS Developer Guide.

Name Description Required Valid values
MarketplaceId The unique identifier for the marketplace. Yes Any valid MarketplaceId that you are registered in. For a list of MarketplaceId values, see Amazon MWS endpoints and MarketplaceId values in the Amazon MWS Developer Guide.

Type: xs:string

Destination The Destination to receive the test notification. Yes Any valid Destination that you previously registered by calling the RegisterDestination operation.

Type: Destination

Response elements

The SendTestNotificationToDestination operation only returns the common response elements.

Examples

Example query request

For information about standard request requirements, see Required request parameters.

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POST /Subscriptions/2013-07-01 HTTP/1.1
Content-Type: x-www-form-urlencoded
Host: mws.amazonservices.com
User-Agent: <Your User Agent Header>

AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAEEXAMPLENGQCJLSA
&Action=SendTestNotificationToDestination
&Destination.AttributeList.member.1.Key=sqsQueueUrl
&Destination.AttributeList.member.1.Value=
  https%3A%2F%2Fsqs.us-east-1.amazonaws.com%2F51471EXAMPLE%2Fmws_notifications
&Destination.DeliveryChannel=SQS
&MWSAuthToken=amzn.mws.4ea38b7b-f563-7709-4bae-87aeaEXAMPLE
&MarketplaceId=ATVPDKIKX0DER
&SellerId=A135KEXAMPLE56
&SignatureMethod=HmacSHA256
&SignatureVersion=2
&Timestamp=2013-07-25T16%3A34%3A10Z
&Version=2013-07-01
&Signature=4nVisEXAMPLEpMaKsvyGPLkvtang%2Bo6Gurz4PssrPIY%3D

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Example response

For information about standard response formatting, see Response format.

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<SendTestNotificationToDestinationResponse
    xmlns="http://mws.amazonservices.com/schema/Subscriptions/2013-07-01">
    <SendTestNotificationToDestinationResult/>
    <ResponseMetadata>
        <RequestId>f662dae6-bde0-4e75-a53b-741abEXAMPLE</RequestId>
    </ResponseMetadata>
</SendTestNotificationToDestinationResponse>

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