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Creates an application. An application consists of one or more server groups. Each server group contain one or more servers.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


[--name <value>]
[--description <value>]
[--role-name <value>]
[--client-token <value>]
[--server-groups <value>]
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--name (string)

Name of the new application.

--description (string)

Description of the new application

--role-name (string)

Name of service role in customer's account to be used by AWS SMS.

--client-token (string)

A unique, case-sensitive identifier you provide to ensure idempotency of application creation.

--server-groups (list)

List of server groups to include in the application.

JSON Syntax:

    "serverGroupId": "string",
    "name": "string",
    "serverList": [
        "serverId": "string",
        "serverType": "VIRTUAL_MACHINE",
        "vmServer": {
          "vmServerAddress": {
            "vmManagerId": "string",
            "vmId": "string"
          "vmName": "string",
          "vmManagerName": "string",
          "vmManagerType": "VSPHERE"|"SCVMM"|"HYPERV-MANAGER",
          "vmPath": "string"
        "replicationJobId": "string",
        "replicationJobTerminated": true|false

--tags (list)

List of tags to be associated with the application.

Shorthand Syntax:

key=string,value=string ...

JSON Syntax:

    "key": "string",
    "value": "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.


appSummary -> (structure)

Summary description of the application.

appId -> (string)

Unique ID of the application.

name -> (string)

Name of the application.

description -> (string)

Description of the application.

status -> (string)

Status of the application.

statusMessage -> (string)

A message related to the status of the application

replicationStatus -> (string)

Replication status of the application.

replicationStatusMessage -> (string)

A message related to the replication status of the application.

latestReplicationTime -> (timestamp)

Timestamp of the application's most recent successful replication.

launchStatus -> (string)

Launch status of the application.

launchStatusMessage -> (string)

A message related to the launch status of the application.

launchDetails -> (structure)

Details about the latest launch of the application.

latestLaunchTime -> (timestamp)

Latest time this application was launched successfully.

stackName -> (string)

Name of the latest stack launched for this application.

stackId -> (string)

Identifier of the latest stack launched for this application.

creationTime -> (timestamp)

Time of creation of this application.

lastModified -> (timestamp)

Timestamp of the application's creation.

roleName -> (string)

Name of the service role in the customer's account used by AWS SMS.

totalServerGroups -> (integer)

Number of server groups present in the application.

totalServers -> (integer)

Number of servers present in the application.

serverGroups -> (list)

List of server groups included in the application.


A logical grouping of servers.

serverGroupId -> (string)

Identifier of a server group.

name -> (string)

Name of a server group.

serverList -> (list)

List of servers belonging to a server group.


Represents a server.

serverId -> (string)

The identifier of the server.

serverType -> (string)

The type of server.

vmServer -> (structure)

Information about the VM server.

vmServerAddress -> (structure)

Information about the VM server location.

vmManagerId -> (string)

The identifier of the VM manager.

vmId -> (string)

The identifier of the VM.

vmName -> (string)

The name of the VM.

vmManagerName -> (string)

The name of the VM manager.

vmManagerType -> (string)

The type of VM management product.

vmPath -> (string)

The VM folder path in the vCenter Server virtual machine inventory tree.

replicationJobId -> (string)

The identifier of the replication job.

replicationJobTerminated -> (boolean)

Indicates whether the replication job is deleted or failed.

tags -> (list)

List of taags associated with the application.


A label that can be assigned to an application.

key -> (string)

Tag key.

value -> (string)

Tag value.