SeedUrlConfiguration - Amazon Kendra API Reference


Provides the configuration information for the seed or starting point URLs to crawl.

When selecting websites to index, you must adhere to the Amazon Acceptable Use Policy and all other Amazon terms. Remember that you must only use Amazon Kendra Web Crawler to index your own web pages, or web pages that you have authorization to index.



The list of seed or starting point URLs of the websites you want to crawl.

The list can include a maximum of 100 seed URLs.

Type: Array of strings

Array Members: Minimum number of 0 items. Maximum number of 100 items.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 2048.

Pattern: ^(https?):\/\/([^\s]*)

Required: Yes


You can choose one of the following modes:

  • HOST_ONLY—crawl only the website host names. For example, if the seed URL is "", then only URLs with host name "" are crawled.

  • SUBDOMAINS—crawl the website host names with subdomains. For example, if the seed URL is "", then "" and "" are also crawled.

  • EVERYTHING—crawl the website host names with subdomains and other domains that the web pages link to.

The default mode is set to HOST_ONLY.

Type: String


Required: No

See Also

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