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create-lifecycle-policy

Description

Creates a policy to manage the lifecycle of the specified AWS resources. You can create up to 100 lifecycle policies.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  create-lifecycle-policy
--execution-role-arn <value>
--description <value>
--state <value>
--policy-details <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--execution-role-arn (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the IAM role used to run the operations specified by the lifecycle policy.

--description (string)

A description of the lifecycle policy. The characters ^[0-9A-Za-z _-]+$ are supported.

--state (string)

The desired activation state of the lifecycle policy after creation.

Possible values:

  • ENABLED
  • DISABLED

--policy-details (structure)

The configuration details of the lifecycle policy.

Target tags cannot be re-used across lifecycle policies.

JSON Syntax:

{
  "PolicyType": "EBS_SNAPSHOT_MANAGEMENT",
  "ResourceTypes": ["VOLUME"|"INSTANCE", ...],
  "TargetTags": [
    {
      "Key": "string",
      "Value": "string"
    }
    ...
  ],
  "Schedules": [
    {
      "Name": "string",
      "CopyTags": true|false,
      "TagsToAdd": [
        {
          "Key": "string",
          "Value": "string"
        }
        ...
      ],
      "VariableTags": [
        {
          "Key": "string",
          "Value": "string"
        }
        ...
      ],
      "CreateRule": {
        "Interval": integer,
        "IntervalUnit": "HOURS",
        "Times": ["string", ...]
      },
      "RetainRule": {
        "Count": integer
      }
    }
    ...
  ],
  "Parameters": {
    "ExcludeBootVolume": true|false
  }
}

--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.

Examples

To create a lifecycle policy

The following create-lifecycle-policy example creates a lifecycle policy that creates a daily snapshot of volumes at the specified time. The specified tags are added to the snapshots, and tags are also copied from the volume and added to the snapshots. If creating a new snapshot exceeds the specified maximum count, the oldest snapshot is deleted.

aws dlm create-lifecycle-policy \
    --description "My first policy" \
    --state ENABLED \
    --execution-role-arn arn:aws:iam::12345678910:role/AWSDataLifecycleManagerDefaultRole \
    --policy-details file://policyDetails.json

Contents of policyDetails.json:

{
    "ResourceTypes": [
        "VOLUME"
    ],
    "TargetTags": [
        {
            "Key": "costCenter",
            "Value": "115"
        }
    ],
    "Schedules":[
        {
            "Name": "DailySnapshots",
            "CopyTags": true,
            "TagsToAdd": [
                {
                    "Key": "type",
                     "Value": "myDailySnapshot"
                }
            ],
            "CreateRule": {
                "Interval": 24,
                "IntervalUnit": "HOURS",
                "Times": [
                    "03:00"
                ]
            },
            "RetainRule": {
                "Count":5
            }
        }
    ]
}

Output:

{
    "PolicyId": "policy-0123456789abcdef0"
}

Output

PolicyId -> (string)

The identifier of the lifecycle policy.