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RegisterThing

Provisions a thing.

Request Syntax

POST /things HTTP/1.1
Content-type: application/json

{
   "parameters": { 
      "string" : "string" 
   },
   "templateBody": "string"
}

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

parameters

The parameters for provisioning a thing.

Type: String to string map

Required: No

templateBody

The provisioning template.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200
Content-type: application/json

{
   "certificatePem": "string",
   "resourceArns": { 
      "string" : "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.

certificatePem

The PEM of a certificate.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 65536.

resourceArns

ARNs for the generated resources.

Type: String to string map

Errors

ConflictingResourceUpdateException

A conflicting resource update exception. This exception is thrown when two pending updates cause a conflict.

HTTP Status Code: 409

InternalFailureException

An unexpected error has occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidRequestException

The request is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ResourceRegistrationFailureException

The resource registration failed.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ServiceUnavailableException

The service is temporarily unavailable.

HTTP Status Code: 503

ThrottlingException

The rate exceeds the limit.

HTTP Status Code: 429

UnauthorizedException

You are not authorized to perform this operation.

HTTP Status Code: 401

See Also

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