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Updates a stack using the input information that was provided when the specified change set was created. After the call successfully completes, AWS CloudFormation starts updating the stack. Use the describe-stacks action to view the status of the update.

When you execute a change set, AWS CloudFormation deletes all other change sets associated with the stack because they aren't valid for the updated stack.

If a stack policy is associated with the stack, AWS CloudFormation enforces the policy during the update. You can't specify a temporary stack policy that overrides the current policy.

See also: AWS API Documentation


--change-set-name <value>
[--stack-name <value>]
[--client-request-token <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--change-set-name (string)

The name or ARN of the change set that you want use to update the specified stack.

--stack-name (string)

If you specified the name of a change set, specify the stack name or ID (ARN) that is associated with the change set you want to execute.

--client-request-token (string)

A unique identifier for this execute-change-set request. Specify this token if you plan to retry requests so that AWS CloudFormation knows that you're not attempting to execute a change set to update a stack with the same name. You might retry execute-change-set requests to ensure that AWS CloudFormation successfully received them.

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.