StartFailbackLaunch - AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery


Initiates a Job for launching the machine that is being failed back to from the specified Recovery Instance. This will run conversion on the failback client and will reboot your machine, thus completing the failback process.

Request Syntax

POST /StartFailbackLaunch HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "recoveryInstanceIDs": [ "string" ], "tags": { "string" : "string" } }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The IDs of the Recovery Instance whose failback launch we want to request.

Type: Array of strings

Array Members: Minimum number of 1 item. Maximum number of 200 items.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 10. Maximum length of 19.

Pattern: ^i-[0-9a-fA-F]{8,}$

Required: Yes


The tags to be associated with the failback launch Job.

Type: String to string map

Key Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 256.

Value Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 256.

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "job": { "arn": "string", "creationDateTime": "string", "endDateTime": "string", "initiatedBy": "string", "jobID": "string", "participatingResources": [ { "launchStatus": "string", "participatingResourceID": { ... } } ], "participatingServers": [ { "launchActionsStatus": { "runs": [ { "action": { "actionCode": "string", "actionId": "string", "actionVersion": "string", "active": boolean, "category": "string", "description": "string", "name": "string", "optional": boolean, "order": number, "parameters": { "string" : { "type": "string", "value": "string" } }, "type": "string" }, "failureReason": "string", "runId": "string", "status": "string" } ], "ssmAgentDiscoveryDatetime": "string" }, "launchStatus": "string", "recoveryInstanceID": "string", "sourceServerID": "string" } ], "status": "string", "tags": { "string" : "string" }, "type": "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.


The failback launch Job.

Type: Job object


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


The request could not be completed due to a conflict with the current state of the target resource.

HTTP Status Code: 409


The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The request could not be completed because its exceeded the service quota.

HTTP Status Code: 402


The request was denied due to request throttling.

HTTP Status Code: 429


The account performing the request has not been initialized.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The input fails to satisfy the constraints specified by the AWS service.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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