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Developer Guide (API Version 2010-12-01)

eb setenv

Description

Sets environment properties for the default environment.

This command sets environment properties in the aws:elasticbeanstalk:application:environment namespace. Environment properties set with eb setenv are available to your application after a short update process.

Syntax

eb setenv key=value

You can include as many properties as you want, but the total size of all properties cannot exceed 4096 bytes. You can delete a variable by leaving the value blank.

Note

If the value contains a special character, you must escape that character by preceeding it with a \ character.

Options

Name

Description

--timeout

The number of minutes before the command times out.

Common options

Output

If successful, the command displays that the environment update succeeded.

Example

The following example sets the environment variable ExampleVar.

$ eb setenv ExampleVar=ExampleValue
INFO: Environment update is starting.
INFO: Updating environment tmp-dev's configuration settings.
INFO: Successfully deployed new configuration to environment.
INFO: Environment update completed successfully.

The following command sets multiple environment properties. It adds the environment property named foo and sets its value to bar, changes the value of the JDBC_CONNECTION_STRING property, and deletes the PARAM4 and PARAM5 properties.

$ eb setenv foo=bar JDBC_CONNECTION_STRING=hello PARAM4= PARAM5=