AWS::Batch::JobDefinition Volumes - AWS CloudFormation

AWS::Batch::JobDefinition Volumes

A list of volumes associated with the job.


To declare this entity in your AWS CloudFormation template, use the following syntax:



This is used when you're using an Amazon Elastic File System file system for job storage. For more information, see Amazon EFS Volumes in the AWS Batch User Guide.

Required: No

Type: EfsVolumeConfiguration

Update requires: No interruption


The contents of the host parameter determine whether your data volume persists on the host container instance and where it is stored. If the host parameter is empty, then the Docker daemon assigns a host path for your data volume. However, the data isn't guaranteed to persist after the containers associated with it stop running.


This parameter isn't applicable to jobs that are running on Fargate resources and shouldn't be provided.

Required: No

Type: VolumesHost

Update requires: No interruption


The name of the volume. Up to 255 letters (uppercase and lowercase), numbers, hyphens, and underscores are allowed. This name is referenced in the sourceVolume parameter of container definition mountPoints.

Required: No

Type: String

Update requires: No interruption