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Changing Environment Settings in AWS Cloud9

You can change the preferences or settings for an AWS Cloud9 development environment.

Change Environment Preferences

  1. Open the environment you want to change settings for. To open an environment, see Opening an Environment.

  2. In the AWS Cloud9 IDE, on the menu bar, choose AWS Cloud9, Preferences.

  3. In the Preferences window, choose Project Settings.

  4. Change any of the available project settings as you want. These include settings such as Code Editor (Ace) and Find in Files.

Note

For more information, see Project Setting Changes You Can Make.

Change Environment Settings with the Console

  1. Sign in to the AWS Cloud9 console, at https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloud9/.

  2. In the top navigation bar, choose the AWS Region where the environment is located.

    
                  AWS Region selector in the AWS Cloud9 console
  3. In the list of environments, for the environment whose settings you want to change, do one of the following.

    • Choose the title of the card for the environment. Then choose Edit on the next page.

      
                        Editing environment settings in the environment details page
    • Select the card for the environment, and then choose the Edit button.

      
                        Editing environment settings in the environments list
  4. Make your changes, and then choose Save changes.

    You can use the AWS Cloud9 console to change the following settings.

    • For EC2 environments, Name and Description.

    • For SSH environments: Name, Description, User, Host, Port, Environment path, Node.js binary path, and SSH jump host.

    To change other settings, do the following.

If your environment is not displayed in the console, try doing one or more of the following actions to try to display it.

  • In the side navigation bar, choose one or more of the following.

    • Choose Your environments to display all environments that your AWS entity owns within the selected AWS Region and AWS account.

    • Choose Shared with you to display all environments your AWS entity has been invited to within the selected AWS Region and AWS account.

    • Choose Account environments to display all environments within the selected AWS Region and AWS account that your AWS entity has permissions to display.

    
               Environment list scope in the AWS Cloud9 console
  • Choose the previous arrow, next arrow, or page number button to display more environments in the current scope.

    
               Environment list page control in the AWS Cloud9 console
  • If you think you should be a member of an environment, but the environment is not displayed in the Shared with you list, check with the environment owner.

  • In the top navigation bar, choose a different AWS Region.

    
               AWS Region selector in the AWS Cloud9 console

Change Environment Settings with Code

To use code to change the settings of an environment in AWS Cloud9, call the AWS Cloud9 update environment operation, as follows.

AWS CLI

update-environment

AWS SDK for C++

UpdateEnvironmentRequest, UpdateEnvironmentResult

AWS SDK for Go

UpdateEnvironment, UpdateEnvironmentRequest, UpdateEnvironmentWithContext

AWS SDK for Java

UpdateEnvironmentRequest, UpdateEnvironmentResult

AWS SDK for JavaScript

updateEnvironment

AWS SDK for .NET

UpdateEnvironmentRequest, UpdateEnvironmentResponse

AWS SDK for PHP

updateEnvironment

AWS SDK for Python (Boto)

update_environment

AWS SDK for Ruby

update_environment

AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell

Update-C9Environment

AWS Cloud9 API

UpdateEnvironment