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Updates the attributes of an existing template. The template attributes that can be modified include name , description , layoutConfiguration , requiredFields , and status . At least one of these attributes must not be null. If a null value is provided for a given attribute, that attribute is ignored and its current value is preserved.

See also: AWS API Documentation


[--description <value>]
--domain-id <value>
[--layout-configuration <value>]
[--name <value>]
[--required-fields <value>]
[--status <value>]
--template-id <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]


--description (string)

A brief description of the template.

--domain-id (string)

The unique identifier of the Cases domain.

--layout-configuration (structure)

Configuration of layouts associated to the template.

defaultLayout -> (string)

Unique identifier of a layout.

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

  "defaultLayout": "string"

--name (string)

The name of the template. It must be unique per domain.

--required-fields (list)

A list of fields that must contain a value for a case to be successfully created with this template.


List of fields that must have a value provided to create a case.

fieldId -> (string)

Unique identifier of a field.

Shorthand Syntax:

fieldId=string ...

JSON Syntax:

    "fieldId": "string"

--status (string)

The status of the template.

Possible values:

  • Active
  • Inactive

--template-id (string)

A unique identifier for the template.

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.