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API Reference (API Version 2015-04-13)

UpdateRepositoryName

Renames a repository. The repository name must be unique across the calling AWS account. In addition, repository names are limited to 100 alphanumeric, dash, and underscore characters, and cannot include certain characters. The suffix ".git" is prohibited. For a full description of the limits on repository names, see Limits in the AWS CodeCommit User Guide.

Request Syntax

{
   "newName": "string",
   "oldName": "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.

newName

The new name for the repository.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 100.

Pattern: [\w\.-]+

Required: Yes

oldName

The existing name of the repository.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 100.

Pattern: [\w\.-]+

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.

InvalidRepositoryNameException

At least one specified repository name is not valid.

Note

This exception only occurs when a specified repository name is not valid. Other exceptions occur when a required repository parameter is missing, or when a specified repository does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400

RepositoryDoesNotExistException

The specified repository does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 400

RepositoryNameExistsException

The specified repository name already exists.

HTTP Status Code: 400

RepositoryNameRequiredException

A repository name is required but was not specified.

HTTP Status Code: 400

Example

Sample Request

POST / HTTP/1.1
Host: codecommit.us-east-1.amazonaws.com
Accept-Encoding: identity
Content-Length: 62
X-Amz-Target: CodeCommit_20150413.UpdateRepositoryName
X-Amz-Date: 20151029T153512Z
User-Agent: aws-cli/1.7.38 Python/2.7.9 Windows/7
Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1
Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAI44QH8DHBEXAMPLE/20151029/us-east-1/codecommit/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-type;host;user-agent;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=8d9b5998EXAMPLE

{
  "newName": "MyRenamedDemoRepo", 
  "oldName": "MyDemoRepo"
}

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
x-amzn-RequestId: 0728aaa8-EXAMPLE
Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1
Content-Length: 0
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2015 15:35:13 GMT

See Also

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