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Creates a new trigger.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--name <value>
[--workflow-name <value>]
--type <value>
[--schedule <value>]
[--predicate <value>]
--actions <value>
[--description <value>]
[--start-on-creation | --no-start-on-creation]
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--name (string)

The name of the trigger.

--workflow-name (string)

The name of the workflow associated with the trigger.

--type (string)

The type of the new trigger.

Possible values:


--schedule (string)

A cron expression used to specify the schedule (see Time-Based Schedules for Jobs and Crawlers . For example, to run something every day at 12:15 UTC, you would specify: cron(15 12 * * ? *) .

This field is required when the trigger type is SCHEDULED.

--predicate (structure)

A predicate to specify when the new trigger should fire.

This field is required when the trigger type is CONDITIONAL .

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

  "Logical": "AND"|"ANY",
  "Conditions": [
      "LogicalOperator": "EQUALS",
      "JobName": "string",
      "CrawlerName": "string",

--actions (list)

The actions initiated by this trigger when it fires.

Shorthand Syntax:

JobName=string,Arguments={KeyName1=string,KeyName2=string},Timeout=integer,SecurityConfiguration=string,NotificationProperty={NotifyDelayAfter=integer},CrawlerName=string ...

JSON Syntax:

    "JobName": "string",
    "Arguments": {"string": "string"
    "Timeout": integer,
    "SecurityConfiguration": "string",
    "NotificationProperty": {
      "NotifyDelayAfter": integer
    "CrawlerName": "string"

--description (string)

A description of the new trigger.

--start-on-creation | --no-start-on-creation (boolean)

Set to true to start SCHEDULED and CONDITIONAL triggers when created. True is not supported for ON_DEMAND triggers.

--tags (map)

The tags to use with this trigger. You may use tags to limit access to the trigger. For more information about tags in AWS Glue, see AWS Tags in AWS Glue in the developer guide.

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.


Name -> (string)

The name of the trigger.