CreateUploadUrl - Amazon Lex API Reference


Gets a pre-signed S3 write URL that you use to upload the zip archive when importing a bot or a bot locale.

Request Syntax

POST /createuploadurl/ HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "importId": "string", "uploadUrl": "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.


An identifier for a unique import job. Use it when you call the StartImport operation.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 10.

Pattern: ^[0-9a-zA-Z]+$


A pre-signed S3 write URL. Upload the zip archive file that contains the definition of your bot or bot locale.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1024.


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


The action that you tried to perform couldn't be completed because the resource is in a conflicting state. For example, deleting a bot that is in the CREATING state. Try your request again.

HTTP Status Code: 409


The service encountered an unexpected condition. Try your request again.

HTTP Status Code: 500


You asked to describe a resource that doesn't exist. Check the resource that you are requesting and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 404


Your request rate is too high. Reduce the frequency of requests.

HTTP Status Code: 429


One of the input parameters in your request isn't valid. Check the parameters and try your request again.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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