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[ aws . iot1click-projects ]



Creates an empty project with a placement template. A project contains zero or more placements that adhere to the placement template defined in the project.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--project-name <value>
[--description <value>]
[--placement-template <value>]
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--project-name (string)

The name of the project to create.

--description (string)

An optional description for the project.

--placement-template (structure)

The schema defining the placement to be created. A placement template defines placement default attributes and device templates. You cannot add or remove device templates after the project has been created. However, you can update callbackOverrides for the device templates using the UpdateProject API.

defaultAttributes -> (map)

The default attributes (key/value pairs) to be applied to all placements using this template.

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

deviceTemplates -> (map)

An object specifying the DeviceTemplate for all placements using this ( PlacementTemplate ) template.

key -> (string)

value -> (structure)

An object representing a device for a placement template (see PlacementTemplate ).

deviceType -> (string)

The device type, which currently must be "button" .

callbackOverrides -> (map)

An optional Lambda function to invoke instead of the default Lambda function provided by the placement template.

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

  "defaultAttributes": {"string": "string"
  "deviceTemplates": {"string": {
        "deviceType": "string",
        "callbackOverrides": {"string": "string"

--tags (map)

Optional tags (metadata key/value pairs) to be associated with the project. For example, { {"key1": "value1", "key2": "value2"} } . For more information, see AWS Tagging Strategies .

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

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.


To create an AWS IoT 1-Click project for zero or more placements

The following create-project example creates an AWS IoT 1-Click project for a placement.

aws iot1click-projects create-project
--cli-input-json file://create-project.json

Contents of create-project.json:

     "projectName": "AnytownDumpsters",
     "description": "All dumpsters in the Anytown region.",
     "placementTemplate": {
         "defaultAttributes": {
             "City" : "Anytown"
         "deviceTemplates": {
             "empty-dumpster-request" : {
                 "deviceType": "button"

This command produces no output.

For more information, see Using AWS IoT 1-Click with the AWS CLI in the AWS IoT 1-Click Developer Guide.