UpdateApplication - AWS Mainframe Modernization


Updates an application and creates a new version.

Request Syntax

PATCH /applications/applicationId HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "currentApplicationVersion": number, "definition": { ... }, "description": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The unique identifier of the application you want to update.

Pattern: ^\S{1,80}$

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The current version of the application to update.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1.

Required: Yes


The application definition for this application. You can specify either inline JSON or an S3 bucket location.

Type: Definition object

Note: This object is a Union. Only one member of this object can be specified or returned.

Required: No


The description of the application to update.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 500.

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "applicationVersion": number }

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 new version of the application.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1.


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


The account or role doesn't have the right permissions to make the request.

HTTP Status Code: 403


The parameters provided in the request conflict with existing resources.

HTTP Status Code: 409


An unexpected error occurred during the processing of the request.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The specified resource was not found.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The number of requests made exceeds the limit.

HTTP Status Code: 429


One or more parameters provided in the request is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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