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StartApplication

Starts the specified Amazon Kinesis Analytics application. After creating an application, you must exclusively call this operation to start your application.

After the application starts, it begins consuming the input data, processes it, and writes the output to the configured destination.

The application status must be READY for you to start an application. You can get the application status in the console or using the DescribeApplication operation.

After you start the application, you can stop the application from processing the input by calling the StopApplication operation.

This operation requires permissions to perform the kinesisanalytics:StartApplication action.

Request Syntax

{
   "ApplicationName": "string",
   "InputConfigurations": [ 
      { 
         "Id": "string",
         "InputStartingPositionConfiguration": { 
            "InputStartingPosition": "string"
         }
      }
   ]
}

Request Parameters

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

ApplicationName

Name of the application.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9_.-]+

Required: Yes

InputConfigurations

Identifies the specific input, by ID, that the application starts consuming. Amazon Kinesis Analytics starts reading the streaming source associated with the input. You can also specify where in the streaming source you want Amazon Kinesis Analytics to start reading.

Type: Array of InputConfiguration objects

Required: Yes

Response Elements

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

Errors

InvalidApplicationConfigurationException

User-provided application configuration is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InvalidArgumentException

Specified input parameter value is invalid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ResourceInUseException

Application is not available for this operation.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ResourceNotFoundException

Specified application can't be found.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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