CreateApplication - AWS AppConfig

CreateApplication

Creates an application. In AWS AppConfig, an application is simply an organizational construct like a folder. This organizational construct has a relationship with some unit of executable code. For example, you could create an application called MyMobileApp to organize and manage configuration data for a mobile application installed by your users.

Request Syntax

POST /applications HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "Description": "string", "Name": "string", "Tags": { "string" : "string" } }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

Description

A description of the application.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 1024.

Required: No

Name

A name for the application.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 64.

Required: Yes

Tags

Metadata to assign to the application. Tags help organize and categorize your AWS AppConfig resources. Each tag consists of a key and an optional value, both of which you define.

Type: String to string map

Map Entries: Minimum number of 0 items. Maximum number of 50 items.

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

Value Length Constraints: Maximum length of 256.

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 201 Content-type: application/json { "Description": "string", "Id": "string", "Name": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 201 response.

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

Description

The description of the application.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 1024.

Id

The application ID.

Type: String

Pattern: [a-z0-9]{4,7}

Name

The application name.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 64.

Errors

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

BadRequestException

The input fails to satisfy the constraints specified by an AWS service.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InternalServerException

There was an internal failure in the AWS AppConfig service.

HTTP Status Code: 500

Examples

Example

This example illustrates one usage of CreateApplication.

Sample Request

POST /applications HTTP/1.1 Host: appconfig.us-east-1.amazonaws.com Accept-Encoding: identity User-Agent: aws-cli/2.2.4 Python/3.8.8 Linux/5.4.134-73.228.amzn2int.x86_64 exe/x86_64.amzn.2 prompt/off command/appconfig.create-application X-Amz-Date: 20210916T175455Z Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE/20210916/us-east-1/appconfig/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=host;x-amz-date, Signature=39c3b3042cd2aEXAMPLE Content-Length: 91 { "Name": "test-application", "Description": "An application used for creating an example." }

Sample Response

{ "Description": "An application used for creating an example.", "Id": "abc1234", "Name": "test-application" }

See Also

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