AWS IoT Events
API Reference

CreateInput

Creates an input.

Request Syntax

POST /inputs HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "inputDefinition": { "attributes": [ { "jsonPath": "string" } ] }, "inputDescription": "string", "inputName": "string", "tags": [ { "key": "string", "value": "string" } ] }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

inputDefinition

The definition of the input.

Type: InputDefinition object

Required: Yes

inputDescription

A brief description of the input.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 128.

Required: No

inputName

The name you want to give to the input.

Type: String

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

Pattern: ^[a-zA-Z][a-zA-Z0-9_]*$

Required: Yes

tags

Metadata that can be used to manage the input.

Type: Array of Tag objects

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 201 Content-type: application/json { "inputConfiguration": { "creationTime": number, "inputArn": "string", "inputDescription": "string", "inputName": "string", "lastUpdateTime": number, "status": "string" } }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 201 response.

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

inputConfiguration

Information about the configuration of the input.

Type: InputConfiguration object

Errors

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

InternalFailureException

An internal failure occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidRequestException

The request was invalid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ResourceAlreadyExistsException

The resource already exists.

HTTP Status Code: 409

ServiceUnavailableException

The service is currently unavailable.

HTTP Status Code: 503

ThrottlingException

The request could not be completed due to throttling.

HTTP Status Code: 429

See Also

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