CreateApplication - AWS CodeDeploy


Creates an application.

Request Syntax

{ "applicationName": "string", "computePlatform": "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.


The name of the application. This name must be unique with the applicable user or AWS account.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 100.

Required: Yes


The destination platform type for the deployment (Lambda, Server, or ECS).

Type: String

Valid Values: Server | Lambda | ECS

Required: No


The metadata that you apply to CodeDeploy applications to help you organize and categorize them. Each tag consists of a key and an optional value, both of which you define.

Type: Array of Tag objects

Required: No

Response Syntax

{ "applicationId": "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.


A unique application ID.

Type: String


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


An application with the specified name with the user or AWS account already exists.

HTTP Status Code: 400


More applications were attempted to be created than are allowed.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The minimum number of required application names was not specified.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The application name was specified in an invalid format.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The computePlatform is invalid. The computePlatform should be Lambda, Server, or ECS.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified tags are not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400



This example illustrates one usage of CreateApplication.

Sample Request

POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: Accept-Encoding: identity Content-Length: 37 X-Amz-Target: CodeDeploy_20141006.CreateApplication X-Amz-Date: 20160707T233029Z User-Agent: aws-cli/1.10.6 Python/2.7.9 Windows/7 botocore/1.3.28 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE/20160707/us-east-1/codedeploy/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-type;host;user-agent;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=39c3b3042cd2aEXAMPLE { "applicationName": "TestApp-ap-southeast-2" }

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: 32431157-88cc-11e5-a908-6dc86959d022 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Content-Length: 56 { "applicationId": "767c40ba-2c8d-4ec1-8649-3gd18EXAMPLE" }

See Also

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