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[ aws . workspaces ]



Creates a new updated WorkSpace image based on the specified source image. The new updated WorkSpace image has the latest drivers and other updates required by the Amazon WorkSpaces components.

To determine which WorkSpace images need to be updated with the latest Amazon WorkSpaces requirements, use DescribeWorkspaceImages .


  • Only Windows 10, Windows Sever 2016, and Windows Server 2019 WorkSpace images can be programmatically updated at this time.
  • Microsoft Windows updates and other application updates are not included in the update process.
  • The source WorkSpace image is not deleted. You can delete the source image after you've verified your new updated image and created a new bundle.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--name <value>
--description <value>
--source-image-id <value>
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--name (string)

The name of the new updated WorkSpace image.

--description (string)

A description of whether updates for the WorkSpace image are available.

--source-image-id (string)

The identifier of the source WorkSpace image.

--tags (list)

The tags that you want to add to the new updated WorkSpace image.


To add tags at the same time when you're creating the updated image, you must create an IAM policy that grants your IAM user permissions to use workspaces:CreateTags .


Describes a tag.

Key -> (string)

The key of the tag.

Value -> (string)

The value of the tag.

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.


ImageId -> (string)

The identifier of the new updated WorkSpace image.