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Amazon Simple Workflow Service
API Reference (API Version 2012-01-25)

DeprecateActivityType

Deprecates the specified activity type. After an activity type has been deprecated, you cannot create new tasks of that activity type. Tasks of this type that were scheduled before the type was deprecated will continue to run.

Note

This operation is eventually consistent. The results are best effort and may not exactly reflect recent updates and changes.

Access Control

You can use IAM policies to control this action's access to Amazon SWF resources as follows:

  • Use a Resource element with the domain name to limit the action to only specified domains.

  • Use an Action element to allow or deny permission to call this action.

  • Constrain the following parameters by using a Condition element with the appropriate keys.

    • activityType.name: String constraint. The key is swf:activityType.name.

    • activityType.version: String constraint. The key is swf:activityType.version.

If the caller does not have sufficient permissions to invoke the action, or the parameter values fall outside the specified constraints, the action fails. The associated event attribute's cause parameter will be set to OPERATION_NOT_PERMITTED. For details and example IAM policies, see Using IAM to Manage Access to Amazon SWF Workflows.

Request Syntax

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{ "activityType": { "name": "string", "version": "string" }, "domain": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

activityType

The activity type to deprecate.

Type: ActivityType object

Required: Yes

domain

The name of the domain in which the activity type is registered.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 256.

Required: Yes

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

OperationNotPermittedFault

Returned when the caller does not have sufficient permissions to invoke the action.

HTTP Status Code: 400

TypeDeprecatedFault

Returned when the specified activity or workflow type was already deprecated.

HTTP Status Code: 400

UnknownResourceFault

Returned when the named resource cannot be found with in the scope of this operation (region or domain). This could happen if the named resource was never created or is no longer available for this operation.

HTTP Status Code: 400

Example

DeprecateActivityType Example

Sample Request

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POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: swf.us-east-1.amazonaws.com User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.25) Gecko/20111212 Firefox/3.6.25 ( .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET4.0E) Accept: application/json, text/javascript, */* Accept-Language: en-us,en;q=0.5 Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate Accept-Charset: ISO-8859-1,utf-8;q=0.7,*;q=0.7 Keep-Alive: 115 Connection: keep-alive Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.0 X-Requested-With: XMLHttpRequest X-Amz-Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2012 05:01:06 GMT X-Amz-Target: SimpleWorkflowService.DeprecateActivityType Content-Encoding: amz-1.0 X-Amzn-Authorization: AWS3 AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE,Algorithm=HmacSHA256,SignedHeaders=Host;X-Amz-Date;X-Amz-Target;Content-Encoding,Signature=iX/mNMtNH6IaSNwfZq9hHOhDlLnp7buuj9tO93kRIrQ= Referer: http://swf.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/explorer/index.html Content-Length: 95 Pragma: no-cache Cache-Control: no-cache {"domain": "867530901", "activityType": {"name": "activityVerify", "version": "1.0"} }

Sample Response

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HTTP/1.1 200 OK Content-Length: 0 Content-Type: application/json x-amzn-RequestId: 191ee17e-3fff-11e1-a23a-99d60383ae71

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: