CreateAsset - AWS IoT SiteWise

CreateAsset

Creates an asset from an existing asset model. For more information, see Creating assets in the AWS IoT SiteWise User Guide.

Request Syntax

POST /assets HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "assetModelId": "string", "assetName": "string", "clientToken": "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.

assetModelId

The ID of the asset model from which to create the asset.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 36.

Pattern: ^[0-9a-f]{8}-[0-9a-f]{4}-[0-9a-f]{4}-[0-9a-f]{4}-[0-9a-f]{12}$

Required: Yes

assetName

A unique, friendly name for the asset.

Type: String

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

Pattern: [^\u0000-\u001F\u007F]+

Required: Yes

clientToken

A unique case-sensitive identifier that you can provide to ensure the idempotency of the request. Don't reuse this client token if a new idempotent request is required.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 36. Maximum length of 64.

Pattern: \S{36,64}

Required: No

tags

A list of key-value pairs that contain metadata for the asset. For more information, see Tagging your AWS IoT SiteWise resources in the AWS IoT SiteWise User Guide.

Type: String to string map

Map Entries: Maximum number of 50 items.

Key Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

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

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 202 Content-type: application/json { "assetArn": "string", "assetId": "string", "assetStatus": { "error": { "code": "string", "message": "string" }, "state": "string" } }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 202 response.

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

assetArn

The ARN of the asset, which has the following format.

arn:${Partition}:iotsitewise:${Region}:${Account}:asset/${AssetId}

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1600.

Pattern: .*

assetId

The ID of the asset. This ID uniquely identifies the asset within AWS IoT SiteWise and can be used with other AWS IoT SiteWise APIs.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 36.

Pattern: ^[0-9a-f]{8}-[0-9a-f]{4}-[0-9a-f]{4}-[0-9a-f]{4}-[0-9a-f]{12}$

assetStatus

The status of the asset, which contains a state (CREATING after successfully calling this operation) and any error message.

Type: AssetStatus object

Errors

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

ConflictingOperationException

Your request has conflicting operations. This can occur if you're trying to perform more than one operation on the same resource at the same time.

HTTP Status Code: 409

InternalFailureException

AWS IoT SiteWise can't process your request right now. Try again later.

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidRequestException

The request isn't valid. This can occur if your request contains malformed JSON or unsupported characters. Check your request and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 400

LimitExceededException

You've reached the limit for a resource. For example, this can occur if you're trying to associate more than the allowed number of child assets or attempting to create more than the allowed number of properties for an asset model.

For more information, see Quotas in the AWS IoT SiteWise User Guide.

HTTP Status Code: 410

ResourceAlreadyExistsException

The resource already exists.

HTTP Status Code: 409

ResourceNotFoundException

The requested resource can't be found.

HTTP Status Code: 404

ThrottlingException

Your request exceeded a rate limit. For example, you might have exceeded the number of AWS IoT SiteWise assets that can be created per second, the allowed number of messages per second, and so on.

For more information, see Quotas in the AWS IoT SiteWise User Guide.

HTTP Status Code: 429

See Also

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