CreateApplication - Amazon CloudWatch Application Insights


Adds an application that is created from a resource group.

Request Syntax

{ "AutoConfigEnabled": boolean, "AutoCreate": boolean, "CWEMonitorEnabled": boolean, "GroupingType": "string", "OpsCenterEnabled": boolean, "OpsItemSNSTopicArn": "string", "ResourceGroupName": "string", "Tags": [ { "Key": "string", "Value": "string" } ] }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


Indicates whether Application Insights automatically configures unmonitored resources in the resource group.

Type: Boolean

Required: No


Configures all of the resources in the resource group by applying the recommended configurations.

Type: Boolean

Required: No


Indicates whether Application Insights can listen to CloudWatch events for the application resources, such as instance terminated, failed deployment, and others.

Type: Boolean

Required: No


Application Insights can create applications based on a resource group or on an account. To create an account-based application using all of the resources in the account, set this parameter to ACCOUNT_BASED.

Type: String


Required: No


When set to true, creates opsItems for any problems detected on an application.

Type: Boolean

Required: No


The SNS topic provided to Application Insights that is associated to the created opsItem. Allows you to receive notifications for updates to the opsItem.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 20. Maximum length of 300.

Pattern: ^arn:aws(-\w+)*:[\w\d-]+:([\w\d-]*)?:[\w\d_-]*([:/].+)*$

Required: No


The name of the resource group.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 256.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9\.\-_]*

Required: No


List of tags to add to the application. tag key (Key) and an associated tag value (Value). The maximum length of a tag key is 128 characters. The maximum length of a tag value is 256 characters.

Type: Array of Tag objects

Array Members: Minimum number of 0 items. Maximum number of 200 items.

Required: No

Response Syntax

{ "ApplicationInfo": { "AutoConfigEnabled": boolean, "CWEMonitorEnabled": boolean, "DiscoveryType": "string", "LifeCycle": "string", "OpsCenterEnabled": boolean, "OpsItemSNSTopicArn": "string", "Remarks": "string", "ResourceGroupName": "string" } }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


Information about the application.

Type: ApplicationInfo object


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


User does not have permissions to perform this action.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The server encountered an internal error and is unable to complete the request.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The resource is already created or in use.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The resource does not exist in the customer account.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Tags are already registered for the specified application ARN.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The parameter is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: