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This method retrieves the details of the specified template. Specify the template to retrieve using the schedule_template_id path parameter. Use the getScheduleTemplates method to find a schedule template if you do not know the schedule_template_id.


Resource URI


This method is supported in Sandbox environment. To access the endpoint, just replace the root URI with

URI parameters

schedule_template_idstringThis path parameter is the unique identifier of the schedule template being retrieved.

Use the getScheduleTemplates method to retrieve schedule template IDs.

Note: Template schedules are currently only available for LMS_ORDER_REPORT.

Occurrence: Required

HTTP request headers

All requests made to eBay REST operations require you to provide the Authorization HTTP header for authentication authorization.

All other standard RESTful request headers are optional. For more information on standard RESTful request headers, see the HTTP request headers- opens rest request components page table.

OAuth scope

This request requires an access token created with the authorization code grant flow, using one or more scopes from the following list (please check your Application Keys page for a list of OAuth scopes available to your application):

See OAuth access tokens for more information.

Request payload

This call has no payload.

Request fields

This call has no field definitions.


HTTP response headers

This call has no response headers.

Response payload

Response fields

Output container/fieldTypeDescription

The feed type of the schedule template.

Note: When calling createSchedule and updateSchedule methods you must match the feed type specified by the schedule template (this feedType).

Occurrence: Always


This field specifies how often the schedule is generated. If set to HALF_HOUR or ONE_HOUR, you cannot set a preferredTriggerHour using createSchedule or updateSchedule.

Occurrence: Always


The template name provided by the template.

Occurrence: Conditional


The ID of the template. Use this ID to create a schedule based on the properties of this schedule template.

Occurrence: Always


The present status of the template. You cannot create or modify a schedule using a template with an INACTIVE status.

Occurrence: Always

supportedConfigurationsarray of SupportedConfiguration

An array of the configuration supported by this template.

Occurrence: Always


The default value for the property. If a value is omitted from the schedule and a default value is supplied, the default value is used.

Occurrence: Conditional


Properties supported by the template. Properties can include the following:

  • scheduleStartDate: The timestamp that the report generation (subscription) begins. After this timestamp, the schedule status becomes active until either the scheduleEndDate occurs or the scheduleTemplate becomes inactive. Format: UTC yyyy-MM-ddTHHZ
  • scheduleEndDate: The timestamp that the report generation (subscription) ends. After this date, the schedule status becomes INACTIVE. Format: UTC yyyy-MM-ddTHHZ
  • schemaVersion: The schema version of the schedule templates feedType. This field is required if the feedType has a schema version.
  • preferredTriggerDayOfMonth: The preferred day of the month to trigger the schedule.
  • preferredTriggerDayOfWeek: The preferred day of the week to trigger the schedule.
  • preferredTriggerHour: The preferred two-digit hour of the day to trigger the schedule. Format: UTC hhZ
    • Occurrence: Conditional


Whether the specified property is REQUIRED or OPTIONAL.

Occurrence: Conditional

HTTP status codes

This call can return one of the following HTTP status codes. For an overview of the status codes, see HTTP status codes in Using eBay RESTful APIs.

404Not Found
500Internal Server Error

Error codes

For more on errors, plus the codes of other common errors, see Handling errors.

160001API_FEEDAPPLICATIONThere was a problem with an eBay internal system or process. Contact eBay Developer Technical Support for assistance.
160039API_FEEDREQUESTThe schedule template id {schedule_template_id} does not exist. Please provide a valid schedule template id as contained in the documentation or by calling the getScheduleTemplates method.


This call has no warnings.


New to making API calls? Please see Making a Call.

Note: Identifiers, such as order IDs or user IDs, and personal data in these samples might be anonymized or may no longer be active on eBay. If necessary, substitute current, relevant eBay data in your requests.

Sample 1: Retrieve a Schedule Template

This call retrieves the details, including template status, of the specified schedule template.


The input is the schedule_template_id.



If the call is successful, the output is the schedule template and its supported configuration. Make sure to include properties in your schedule as required by the template. The returned template for this example requires schemaVersion and preferredTriggerHour. The template also provides for three other optional parameters.