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[ aws . appconfig ]



Information that enables AppConfig to access the configuration source. Valid configuration sources include Systems Manager (SSM) documents, SSM Parameter Store parameters, and Amazon S3 objects. A configuration profile includes the following information.

  • The Uri location of the configuration data.
  • The AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) role that provides access to the configuration data.
  • A validator for the configuration data. Available validators include either a JSON Schema or an AWS Lambda function.

For more information, see Create a Configuration and a Configuration Profile in the AWS AppConfig User Guide .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--application-id <value>
--name <value>
[--description <value>]
--location-uri <value>
[--retrieval-role-arn <value>]
[--validators <value>]
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--application-id (string)

The application ID.

--name (string)

A name for the configuration profile.

--description (string)

A description of the configuration profile.

--location-uri (string)

A URI to locate the configuration. You can specify a Systems Manager (SSM) document, an SSM Parameter Store parameter, or an Amazon S3 object. For an SSM document, specify either the document name in the format ssm-document://Document_name or the Amazon Resource Name (ARN). For a parameter, specify either the parameter name in the format ssm-parameter://Parameter_name or the ARN. For an Amazon S3 object, specify the URI in the following format: s3://bucket/objectKey . Here is an example: s3://my-bucket/my-app/us-east-1/my-config.json

--retrieval-role-arn (string)

The ARN of an IAM role with permission to access the configuration at the specified LocationUri.

--validators (list)

A list of methods for validating the configuration.

Shorthand Syntax:

Type=string,Content=string ...

JSON Syntax:

    "Type": "JSON_SCHEMA"|"LAMBDA",
    "Content": "string"

--tags (map)

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

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

{"string": "string"

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


ApplicationId -> (string)

The application ID.

Id -> (string)

The configuration profile ID.

Name -> (string)

The name of the configuration profile.

Description -> (string)

The configuration profile description.

LocationUri -> (string)

The URI location of the configuration.

RetrievalRoleArn -> (string)

The ARN of an IAM role with permission to access the configuration at the specified LocationUri.

Validators -> (list)

A list of methods for validating the configuration.


A validator provides a syntactic or semantic check to ensure the configuration you want to deploy functions as intended. To validate your application configuration data, you provide a schema or a Lambda function that runs against the configuration. The configuration deployment or update can only proceed when the configuration data is valid.

Type -> (string)

AppConfig supports validators of type JSON_SCHEMA and LAMBDA

Content -> (string)

Either the JSON Schema content or the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of an AWS Lambda function.