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CreateSubscription

Creates a new subscription for the specified notification type and destination.

Description

The CreateSubscription operation indicates that the specified notification type should be delivered to the specified Destination. Before you can subscribe, you must first register the Destination by calling the RegisterDestination operation.

Note: After you register a Destination, Amazon recommends that you call the SendTestNotificationToDestination operation to verify that you can receive notifications.

For more information about the notifications that you can subscribe to, see NotificationType enumeration.

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

Subscription Specifies the NotificationType, Destination, and other parameters for notifications that you want to subscribe to. Yes Type: Subscription

Response elements

The CreateSubscription 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=CreateSubscription
&MWSAuthToken=amzn.mws.4ea38b7b-f563-7709-4bae-87aeaEXAMPLE
&MarketplaceId=ATVPDKIKX0DER
&SellerId=A135KEXAMPLE56
&SignatureMethod=HmacSHA256
&SignatureVersion=2
&Subscription.Destination.AttributeList.member.1.Key=sqsQueueUrl
&Subscription.Destination.AttributeList.member.1.Value=
  https%3A%2F%2Fsqs.us-east-1.amazonaws.com%2F51471EXAMPLE%2Fmws_notifications
&Subscription.Destination.DeliveryChannel=SQS
&Subscription.IsEnabled=true
&Subscription.NotificationType=AnyOfferChanged
&Timestamp=2013-07-25T16%3A36%3A10Z
&Version=2013-07-01
&Signature=IUc%2EXAMPLEQajCIZLP8DHXxdl%2FXupCJ6f51bD%2BMEEU%2F%2Bc%3D

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Example response

For information about standard response formatting, see Response format.

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<CreateSubscriptionResponse
    xmlns="http://mws.amazonservices.com/schema/Subscriptions/2013-07-01">
    <CreateSubscriptionResult/>
    <ResponseMetadata>
        <RequestId>c9bb2e77-2425-4e1a-9c85-36d00EXAMPLE</RequestId>
    </ResponseMetadata>
</CreateSubscriptionResponse>

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