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Starts a deployment.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--application-id <value>
--environment-id <value>
--deployment-strategy-id <value>
--configuration-profile-id <value>
--configuration-version <value>
[--description <value>]
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--application-id (string)

The application ID.

--environment-id (string)

The environment ID.

--deployment-strategy-id (string)

The deployment strategy ID.

--configuration-profile-id (string)

The configuration profile ID.

--configuration-version (string)

The configuration version to deploy.

--description (string)

A description of the deployment.

--tags (map)

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

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

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.


To start a configuration deployment

The following start-deployment example starts a deployment to the application using the specified environment, deployment strategy, and configuration profile.

aws appconfig start-deployment \
    --application-id 339ohji \
    --environment-id 54j1r29 \
    --deployment-strategy-id 1225qzk \
    --configuration-profile-id ur8hx2f \
    --configuration-version 1


    "ApplicationId": "339ohji",
    "EnvironmentId": "54j1r29",
    "DeploymentStrategyId": "1225qzk",
    "ConfigurationProfileId": "ur8hx2f",
    "DeploymentNumber": 1,
    "ConfigurationName": "Example-Configuration-Profile",
    "ConfigurationLocationUri": "ssm-parameter://Example-Parameter",
    "ConfigurationVersion": "1",
    "DeploymentDurationInMinutes": 15,
    "GrowthType": "LINEAR",
    "GrowthFactor": 25.0,
    "FinalBakeTimeInMinutes": 0,
    "State": "DEPLOYING",
    "EventLog": [
            "EventType": "DEPLOYMENT_STARTED",
            "TriggeredBy": "USER",
            "Description": "Deployment started",
            "OccurredAt": "2021-09-17T21:43:54.205000+00:00"
    "PercentageComplete": 0.0,
    "StartedAt": "2021-09-17T21:43:54.205000+00:00"

For more information, see Step 5: Deploying a configuration in the AWS AppConfig User Guide.


ApplicationId -> (string)

The ID of the application that was deployed.

EnvironmentId -> (string)

The ID of the environment that was deployed.

DeploymentStrategyId -> (string)

The ID of the deployment strategy that was deployed.

ConfigurationProfileId -> (string)

The ID of the configuration profile that was deployed.

DeploymentNumber -> (integer)

The sequence number of the deployment.

ConfigurationName -> (string)

The name of the configuration.

ConfigurationLocationUri -> (string)

Information about the source location of the configuration.

ConfigurationVersion -> (string)

The configuration version that was deployed.

Description -> (string)

The description of the deployment.

DeploymentDurationInMinutes -> (integer)

Total amount of time the deployment lasted.

GrowthType -> (string)

The algorithm used to define how percentage grew over time.

GrowthFactor -> (float)

The percentage of targets to receive a deployed configuration during each interval.

FinalBakeTimeInMinutes -> (integer)

The amount of time that AppConfig monitored for alarms before considering the deployment to be complete and no longer eligible for automatic rollback.

State -> (string)

The state of the deployment.

EventLog -> (list)

A list containing all events related to a deployment. The most recent events are displayed first.


An object that describes a deployment event.

EventType -> (string)

The type of deployment event. Deployment event types include the start, stop, or completion of a deployment; a percentage update; the start or stop of a bake period; and the start or completion of a rollback.

TriggeredBy -> (string)

The entity that triggered the deployment event. Events can be triggered by a user, AppConfig, an Amazon CloudWatch alarm, or an internal error.

Description -> (string)

A description of the deployment event. Descriptions include, but are not limited to, the user account or the Amazon CloudWatch alarm ARN that initiated a rollback, the percentage of hosts that received the deployment, or in the case of an internal error, a recommendation to attempt a new deployment.

OccurredAt -> (timestamp)

The date and time the event occurred.

PercentageComplete -> (float)

The percentage of targets for which the deployment is available.

StartedAt -> (timestamp)

The time the deployment started.

CompletedAt -> (timestamp)

The time the deployment completed.