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[ aws . kinesisanalytics ]




This documentation is for version 1 of the Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics API, which only supports SQL applications. Version 2 of the API supports SQL and Java applications. For more information about version 2, see Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics API V2 Documentation .

Adds a streaming source to your Amazon Kinesis application. For conceptual information, see Configuring Application Input .

You can add a streaming source either when you create an application or you can use this operation to add a streaming source after you create an application. For more information, see CreateApplication .

Any configuration update, including adding a streaming source using this operation, results in a new version of the application. You can use the DescribeApplication operation to find the current application version.

This operation requires permissions to perform the kinesisanalytics:AddApplicationInput action.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--application-name <value>
--current-application-version-id <value>
--input <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--application-name (string)

Name of your existing Amazon Kinesis Analytics application to which you want to add the streaming source.

--current-application-version-id (long)

Current version of your Amazon Kinesis Analytics application. You can use the DescribeApplication operation to find the current application version.

--input (structure)

The Input to add.

JSON Syntax:

  "NamePrefix": "string",
  "InputProcessingConfiguration": {
    "InputLambdaProcessor": {
      "ResourceARN": "string",
      "RoleARN": "string"
  "KinesisStreamsInput": {
    "ResourceARN": "string",
    "RoleARN": "string"
  "KinesisFirehoseInput": {
    "ResourceARN": "string",
    "RoleARN": "string"
  "InputParallelism": {
    "Count": integer
  "InputSchema": {
    "RecordFormat": {
      "RecordFormatType": "JSON"|"CSV",
      "MappingParameters": {
        "JSONMappingParameters": {
          "RecordRowPath": "string"
        "CSVMappingParameters": {
          "RecordRowDelimiter": "string",
          "RecordColumnDelimiter": "string"
    "RecordEncoding": "string",
    "RecordColumns": [
        "Name": "string",
        "Mapping": "string",
        "SqlType": "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.