UpdateMitigationAction - AWS IoT


Updates the definition for the specified mitigation action.

Requires permission to access the UpdateMitigationAction action.

Request Syntax

PATCH /mitigationactions/actions/actionName HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "actionParams": { "addThingsToThingGroupParams": { "overrideDynamicGroups": boolean, "thingGroupNames": [ "string" ] }, "enableIoTLoggingParams": { "logLevel": "string", "roleArnForLogging": "string" }, "publishFindingToSnsParams": { "topicArn": "string" }, "replaceDefaultPolicyVersionParams": { "templateName": "string" }, "updateCACertificateParams": { "action": "string" }, "updateDeviceCertificateParams": { "action": "string" } }, "roleArn": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The friendly name for the mitigation action. You cannot change the name by using UpdateMitigationAction. Instead, you must delete and recreate the mitigation action with the new name.

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9_-]+

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


Defines the type of action and the parameters for that action.

Type: MitigationActionParams object

Required: No


The ARN of the IAM role that is used to apply the mitigation action.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 20. Maximum length of 2048.

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "actionArn": "string", "actionId": "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 ARN for the new mitigation action.

Type: String


A unique identifier for the mitigation action.

Type: String



An unexpected error has occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The request is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified resource does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The rate exceeds the limit.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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