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AWS Storage Gateway Service
API Reference (API Version 2013-06-30)

UpdateGatewaySoftwareNow

Updates the gateway virtual machine (VM) software. The request immediately triggers the software update.

Note

When you make this request, you get a 200 OK success response immediately. However, it might take some time for the update to complete. You can call DescribeGatewayInformation to verify the gateway is in the STATE_RUNNING state.

Important

A software update forces a system restart of your gateway. You can minimize the chance of any disruption to your applications by increasing your iSCSI Initiators' timeouts. For more information about increasing iSCSI Initiator timeouts for Windows and Linux, see Customizing Your Windows iSCSI Settings and Customizing Your Linux iSCSI Settings, respectively.

Request Syntax

{
   "GatewayARN": "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.

GatewayARN

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the gateway. Use the ListGateways operation to return a list of gateways for your account and region.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 50. Maximum length of 500.

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{
   "GatewayARN": "string"
}

Response Elements

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

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

GatewayARN

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the gateway. Use the ListGateways operation to return a list of gateways for your account and region.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 50. Maximum length of 500.

Errors

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

InternalServerError

An internal server error has occurred during the request. For more information, see the error and message fields.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InvalidGatewayRequestException

An exception occurred because an invalid gateway request was issued to the service. For more information, see the error and message fields.

HTTP Status Code: 400

Example

Example Request

The following example shows a request that initiates a gateway VM update.

Sample Request


POST / HTTP/1.1
Host: storagegateway.us-east-2.amazonaws.com
x-amz-Date: 20120425T120000Z
Authorization: CSOC7TJPLR0OOKIRLGOHVAICUFVV4KQNSO5AEMVJF66Q9ASUAAJG
Content-type: application/x-amz-json-1.1
x-amz-target: StorageGateway_20120630.UpdateGatewaySoftwareNow
{
   "GatewayARN": "arn:aws:storagegateway:us-east-2:111122223333:gateway/sgw-12A3456B"
}
               

Sample Response


HTTP/1.1 200 OK
x-amzn-RequestId: CSOC7TJPLR0OOKIRLGOHVAICUFVV4KQNSO5AEMVJF66Q9ASUAAJG
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 12:00:02 GMT
Content-type: application/x-amz-json-1.1
Content-length: 80
{
   "GatewayARN": "arn:aws:storagegateway:us-east-2:111122223333:gateway/sgw-12A3456B"
}
               

See Also

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