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API Reference (API Version 2017-07-25)

CreateDataSource

Creates a DataSource object.

Request Syntax

POST /apis/apiId/datasources HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "description": "string", "dynamodbConfig": { "awsRegion": "string", "tableName": "string", "useCallerCredentials": boolean }, "elasticsearchConfig": { "awsRegion": "string", "endpoint": "string" }, "lambdaConfig": { "lambdaFunctionArn": "string" }, "name": "string", "serviceRoleArn": "string", "type": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request requires the following URI parameters.

apiId

The API ID for the GraphQL API for the DataSource.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

description

A description of the DataSource.

Type: String

Required: No

dynamodbConfig

DynamoDB settings.

Type: DynamodbDataSourceConfig object

Required: No

elasticsearchConfig

Amazon Elasticsearch settings.

Type: ElasticsearchDataSourceConfig object

Required: No

lambdaConfig

AWS Lambda settings.

Type: LambdaDataSourceConfig object

Required: No

name

A user-supplied name for the DataSource.

Type: String

Pattern: [_A-Za-z][_0-9A-Za-z]*

Required: Yes

serviceRoleArn

The IAM service role ARN for the data source. The system assumes this role when accessing the data source.

Type: String

Required: No

type

The type of the DataSource.

Type: String

Valid Values: AWS_LAMBDA | AMAZON_DYNAMODB | AMAZON_ELASTICSEARCH | NONE

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "dataSource": { "dataSourceArn": "string", "description": "string", "dynamodbConfig": { "awsRegion": "string", "tableName": "string", "useCallerCredentials": boolean }, "elasticsearchConfig": { "awsRegion": "string", "endpoint": "string" }, "lambdaConfig": { "lambdaFunctionArn": "string" }, "name": "string", "serviceRoleArn": "string", "type": "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.

dataSource

The DataSource object.

Type: DataSource object

Errors

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

BadRequestException

The request is not well formed. For example, a value is invalid or a required field is missing. Check the field values, and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ConcurrentModificationException

Another modification is being made. That modification must complete before you can make your change.

HTTP Status Code: 409

InternalFailureException

An internal AWS AppSync error occurred. Try your request again.

HTTP Status Code: 500

NotFoundException

The resource specified in the request was not found. Check the resource and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 404

UnauthorizedException

You are not authorized to perform this operation.

HTTP Status Code: 401

See Also

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