StartTest - ApplicationMigrationService


Launches a Test Instance for specific Source Servers. This command starts a LAUNCH job whose initiatedBy property is StartTest and changes the SourceServer.lifeCycle.state property to TESTING.

Request Syntax

POST /StartTest HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "sourceServerIDs": [ "string" ], "tags": { "string" : "string" } }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


Start Test for Source Server IDs.

Type: Array of strings

Array Members: Minimum number of 1 item. Maximum number of 200 items.

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 19.

Pattern: ^s-[0-9a-zA-Z]{17}$

Required: Yes


Start Test by Tags.

Type: String to string map

Key Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 256.

Value Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 256.

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 202 Content-type: application/json { "job": { "arn": "string", "creationDateTime": "string", "endDateTime": "string", "initiatedBy": "string", "jobID": "string", "participatingServers": [ { "launchedEc2InstanceID": "string", "launchStatus": "string", "postLaunchActionsStatus": { "postLaunchActionsLaunchStatusList": [ { "executionID": "string", "executionStatus": "string", "failureReason": "string", "ssmDocument": { "actionName": "string", "mustSucceedForCutover": boolean, "parameters": { "string" : [ { "parameterName": "string", "parameterType": "string" } ] }, "ssmDocumentName": "string", "timeoutSeconds": number }, "ssmDocumentType": "string" } ], "ssmAgentDiscoveryDatetime": "string" }, "sourceServerID": "string" } ], "status": "string", "tags": { "string" : "string" }, "type": "string" } }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 202 response.

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


Start Test Job response.

Type: Job object


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


The request could not be completed due to a conflict with the current state of the target resource.

HTTP Status Code: 409


Uninitialized account exception.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Validate exception.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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