AWS CloudFormation
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AWS::Greengrass::DeviceDefinitionVersion Device

A device is an AWS IoT device (thing) that's added to a Greengrass group. Greengrass devices can communicate with the Greengrass core in the same group. For more information, see What Is AWS IoT Greengrass? in the AWS IoT Greengrass Developer Guide.

In an AWS CloudFormation template, the Devices property of the AWS::Greengrass::DeviceDefinitionVersion resource contains a list of Device property types.


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


{ "CertificateArn" : String, "Id" : String, "SyncShadow" : Boolean, "ThingArn" : String }


CertificateArn: String Id: String SyncShadow: Boolean ThingArn: String



The ARN of the device certificate for the device. This X.509 certificate is used to authenticate the device with AWS IoT and AWS IoT Greengrass services.

Required: Yes

Type: String

Update requires: Replacement


A descriptive or arbitrary ID for the device. This value must be unique within the device definition version. Maximum length is 128 characters with pattern [a-zA-Z0-9:_-]+.

Required: Yes

Type: String

Update requires: Replacement


Indicates whether the device's local shadow is synced with the cloud automatically.

Required: No

Type: Boolean

Update requires: Replacement


The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the device, which is an AWS IoT device (thing).

Required: Yes

Type: String

Update requires: Replacement

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