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[ aws . codestar-connections ]



Creates a connection that can then be given to other AWS services like CodePipeline so that it can access third-party code repositories. The connection is in pending status until the third-party connection handshake is completed from the console.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--provider-type <value>
--connection-name <value>
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--provider-type (string)

The name of the external provider where your third-party code repository is configured. Currently, the valid provider type is Bitbucket.

Possible values:

  • Bitbucket

--connection-name (string)

The name of the connection to be created. The name must be unique in the calling AWS account.

--tags (list)

The key-value pair to use when tagging the resource.

Shorthand Syntax:

Key=string,Value=string ...

JSON Syntax:

    "Key": "string",
    "Value": "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.


ConnectionArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the connection to be created. The ARN is used as the connection reference when the connection is shared between AWS services.


The ARN is never reused if the connection is deleted.

Tags -> (list)

Specifies the tags applied to the resource.


A tag is a key-value pair that is used to manage the resource.

This tag is available for use by AWS services that support tags.

Key -> (string)

The tag's key.

Value -> (string)

The tag's value.