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[ aws . batch ]



Updates a job queue.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--job-queue <value>
[--state <value>]
[--priority <value>]
[--compute-environment-order <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--job-queue (string)

The name or the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the job queue.

--state (string)

Describes the queue's ability to accept new jobs.

Possible values:


--priority (integer)

The priority of the job queue. Job queues with a higher priority (or a higher integer value for the priority parameter) are evaluated first when associated with same compute environment. Priority is determined in descending order, for example, a job queue with a priority value of 10 is given scheduling preference over a job queue with a priority value of 1 .

--compute-environment-order (list)

Details the set of compute environments mapped to a job queue and their order relative to each other. This is one of the parameters used by the job scheduler to determine which compute environment should execute a given job.

Shorthand Syntax:

order=integer,computeEnvironment=string ...

JSON Syntax:

    "order": integer,
    "computeEnvironment": "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.

--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 update a job queue

This example disables a job queue so that it can be deleted.


aws batch update-job-queue --job-queue GPGPU --state DISABLE


    "jobQueueArn": "arn:aws:batch:us-east-1:012345678910:job-queue/GPGPU",
    "jobQueueName": "GPGPU"


jobQueueName -> (string)

The name of the job queue.

jobQueueArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the job queue.