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[ aws . quicksight ]



Updates a template from an existing Amazon QuickSight analysis or another template.

See also: AWS API Documentation


--aws-account-id <value>
--template-id <value>
--source-entity <value>
[--version-description <value>]
[--name <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]


--aws-account-id (string)

The ID of the Amazon Web Services account that contains the template that you're updating.

--template-id (string)

The ID for the template.

--source-entity (structure)

The entity that you are using as a source when you update the template. In SourceEntity , you specify the type of object you're using as source: SourceTemplate for a template or SourceAnalysis for an analysis. Both of these require an Amazon Resource Name (ARN). For SourceTemplate , specify the ARN of the source template. For SourceAnalysis , specify the ARN of the source analysis. The SourceTemplate ARN can contain any Amazon Web Services account and any Amazon QuickSight-supported Amazon Web Services Region;.

Use the DataSetReferences entity within SourceTemplate or SourceAnalysis to list the replacement datasets for the placeholders listed in the original. The schema in each dataset must match its placeholder.

SourceAnalysis -> (structure)

The source analysis, if it is based on an analysis.

Arn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the resource.

DataSetReferences -> (list)

A structure containing information about the dataset references used as placeholders in the template.


Dataset reference.

DataSetPlaceholder -> (string)

Dataset placeholder.

DataSetArn -> (string)

Dataset Amazon Resource Name (ARN).

SourceTemplate -> (structure)

The source template, if it is based on an template.

Arn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the resource.

JSON Syntax:

  "SourceAnalysis": {
    "Arn": "string",
    "DataSetReferences": [
        "DataSetPlaceholder": "string",
        "DataSetArn": "string"
  "SourceTemplate": {
    "Arn": "string"

--version-description (string)

A description of the current template version that is being updated. Every time you call UpdateTemplate , you create a new version of the template. Each version of the template maintains a description of the version in the VersionDescription field.

--name (string)

The name for the template.

--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.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.


TemplateId -> (string)

The ID for the template.

Arn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for the template.

VersionArn -> (string)

The ARN for the template, including the version information of the first version.

CreationStatus -> (string)

The creation status of the template.

Status -> (integer)

The HTTP status of the request.

RequestId -> (string)

The Amazon Web Services request ID for this operation.