AWS::Greengrass::FunctionDefinition - AWS CloudFormation


The AWS::Greengrass::FunctionDefinition resource represents a function definition for AWS IoT Greengrass. Function definitions are used to organize your function definition versions.

Function definitions can reference multiple function definition versions. All function definition versions must be associated with a function definition. Each function definition version can contain one or more functions.


When you create a function definition, you can optionally include an initial function definition version. To associate a function definition version later, create an AWS::Greengrass::FunctionDefinitionVersion resource and specify the ID of this function definition.

After you create the function definition version that contains the functions you want to deploy, you must add it to your group version. For more information, see AWS::Greengrass::Group.


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


{ "Type" : "AWS::Greengrass::FunctionDefinition", "Properties" : { "InitialVersion" : FunctionDefinitionVersion, "Name" : String, "Tags" : [ Tag, ... ] } }


Type: AWS::Greengrass::FunctionDefinition Properties: InitialVersion: FunctionDefinitionVersion Name: String Tags: - Tag



The function definition version to include when the function definition is created. A function definition version contains a list of function property types.


To associate a function definition version after the function definition is created, create an AWS::Greengrass::FunctionDefinitionVersion resource and specify the ID of this function definition.

Required: No

Type: FunctionDefinitionVersion

Update requires: Replacement


The name of the function definition.

Required: Yes

Type: String

Update requires: No interruption


Application-specific metadata to attach to the function definition. You can use tags in IAM policies to control access to AWS IoT Greengrass resources. You can also use tags to categorize your resources. For more information, see Tagging Your AWS IoT Greengrass Resources in the AWS IoT Greengrass Version 1 Developer Guide .

This Json property type is processed as a map of key-value pairs. It uses the following format, which is different from most Tags implementations in AWS CloudFormation templates.

"Tags": { "KeyName0": "value", "KeyName1": "value", "KeyName2": "value" }

Required: No

Type: Array of Tag

Update requires: No interruption

Return values


When you pass the logical ID of this resource to the intrinsic Ref function, Ref returns the ID of the function definition, such as 1234a5b6-78cd-901e-2fgh-3i45j6k178l9.

For more information about using the Ref function, see Ref.


The Fn::GetAtt intrinsic function returns a value for a specified attribute of this type. The following are the available attributes and sample return values.

For more information about using the Fn::GetAtt intrinsic function, see Fn::GetAtt.


The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the FunctionDefinition, such as arn:aws:greengrass:us-east-1:123456789012:/greengrass/definition/functions/1234a5b6-78cd-901e-2fgh-3i45j6k178l9.


The ID of the FunctionDefinition, such as 1234a5b6-78cd-901e-2fgh-3i45j6k178l9.


The ARN of the last FunctionDefinitionVersion that was added to the FunctionDefinition, such as arn:aws:greengrass:us-east-1:123456789012:/greengrass/definition/functions/1234a5b6-78cd-901e-2fgh-3i45j6k178l9/versions/9876ac30-4bdb-4f9d-95af-b5fdb66be1a2.


The name of the FunctionDefinition, such as MyFunctionDefinition.


Function Definition Snippet

The following snippet defines a function definition resource with an initial version that contains a function. In this example, the Lambda function is created in another stack and is referenced using the ImportValue function.

For an example of a complete template, see the AWS::Greengrass::Group resource.


"TestFunctionDefinition": { "Type": "AWS::Greengrass::FunctionDefinition", "Properties": { "Name": "DemoTestFunctionDefinition", "InitialVersion": { "DefaultConfig": { "Execution": { "IsolationMode": "GreengrassContainer" } }, "Functions": [ { "Id": "TestLambda1", "FunctionArn": { "Fn::ImportValue": "TestCanaryLambdaVersionArn" }, "FunctionConfiguration": { "Pinned": "false", "Executable": "run.exe", "ExecArgs": "argument1", "MemorySize": "256", "Timeout": "3000", "EncodingType": "binary", "Environment": { "Variables": { "variable1": "value1" }, "ResourceAccessPolicies": [ { "ResourceId": "ResourceId1", "Permission": "ro" }, { "ResourceId": "ResourceId2", "Permission": "rw" } ], "AccessSysfs": "true", "Execution": { "RunAs": { "Uid": "1", "Gid": "10" } } } } } ] } } }


TestFunctionDefinition: Type: 'AWS::Greengrass::FunctionDefinition' Properties: Name: DemoTestFunctionDefinition InitialVersion: DefaultConfig: Execution: IsolationMode: GreengrassContainer Functions: - Id: TestLambda1 FunctionArn: !ImportValue TestCanaryLambdaVersionArn FunctionConfiguration: Pinned: 'false' Executable: run.exe ExecArgs: argument1 MemorySize: '256' Timeout: '3000' EncodingType: binary Environment: Variables: variable1: value1 ResourceAccessPolicies: - ResourceId: ResourceId1 Permission: ro - ResourceId: ResourceId2 Permission: rw AccessSysfs: 'true' Execution: RunAs: Uid: '1' Gid: '10'

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