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[ aws . cloudformation ]



Publishes the specified extension to the CloudFormation registry as a public extension in this region. Public extensions are available for use by all CloudFormation users. For more information on publishing extensions, see Publishing extensions to make them available for public use in the CloudFormation CLI User Guide .

To publish an extension, you must be registered as a publisher with CloudFormation. For more information, see RegisterPublisher .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


[--type <value>]
[--arn <value>]
[--type-name <value>]
[--public-version-number <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--type (string)

The type of the extension.

Conditional: You must specify Arn , or TypeName and Type .

Possible values:


--arn (string)

The Amazon Resource Number (ARN) of the extension.

Conditional: You must specify Arn , or TypeName and Type .

--type-name (string)

The name of the extension.

Conditional: You must specify Arn , or TypeName and Type .

--public-version-number (string)

The version number to assign to this version of the extension.

Use the following format, and adhere to semantic versioning when assigning a version number to your extension:


For more information, see Semantic Versioning 2.0.0 .

If you do not specify a version number, CloudFormation increments the version number by one minor version release.

The first time you publish a type, CloudFormation sets the version number to 1.0.0 , regardless of the value you specify.

--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.


PublicTypeArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Number (ARN) assigned to the public extension upon publication.