StartAppAssessment - AWS Resilience Hub


Creates a new application assessment for an application.

Request Syntax

POST /start-app-assessment HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "appArn": "string", "appVersion": "string", "assessmentName": "string", "clientToken": "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.


Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the AWS Resilience Hub application. The format for this ARN is: arn:partition:resiliencehub:region:account:app/app-id. For more information about ARNs, see Amazon Resource Names (ARNs) in the AWS General Reference guide.

Type: String

Pattern: ^arn:(aws|aws-cn|aws-iso|aws-iso-[a-z]{1}|aws-us-gov):[A-Za-z0-9][A-Za-z0-9_/.-]{0,62}:([a-z]{2}-((iso[a-z]{0,1}-)|(gov-)){0,1}[a-z]+-[0-9]):[0-9]{12}:[A-Za-z0-9/][A-Za-z0-9:_/+.-]{0,1023}$

Required: Yes


The version of the application.

Type: String

Pattern: ^\S{1,50}$

Required: Yes


The name for the assessment.

Type: String

Pattern: ^[A-Za-z0-9][A-Za-z0-9_\-]{1,59}$

Required: Yes


Used for an idempotency token. A client token is a unique, case-sensitive string of up to 64 ASCII characters. You should not reuse the same client token for other API requests.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 63.

Pattern: ^[A-za-z0-9_.-]{0,63}$

Required: No


Tags assigned to the resource. A tag is a label that you assign to an AWS resource. Each tag consists of a key/value pair.

Type: String to string map

Map Entries: Maximum number of 50 items.

Key Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Key Pattern: ^(?!aws:)[^\x00-\x1f\x22]+$

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

Value Pattern: ^[^\x00-\x1f\x22]*$

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "assessment": { "appArn": "string", "appVersion": "string", "assessmentArn": "string", "assessmentName": "string", "assessmentStatus": "string", "compliance": { "string" : { "achievableRpoInSecs": number, "achievableRtoInSecs": number, "complianceStatus": "string", "currentRpoInSecs": number, "currentRtoInSecs": number, "message": "string", "rpoDescription": "string", "rpoReferenceId": "string", "rtoDescription": "string", "rtoReferenceId": "string" } }, "complianceStatus": "string", "cost": { "amount": number, "currency": "string", "frequency": "string" }, "driftStatus": "string", "endTime": number, "invoker": "string", "message": "string", "policy": { "creationTime": number, "dataLocationConstraint": "string", "estimatedCostTier": "string", "policy": { "string" : { "rpoInSecs": number, "rtoInSecs": number } }, "policyArn": "string", "policyDescription": "string", "policyName": "string", "tags": { "string" : "string" }, "tier": "string" }, "resiliencyScore": { "componentScore": { "string" : { "excludedCount": number, "outstandingCount": number, "possibleScore": number, "score": number } }, "disruptionScore": { "string" : number }, "score": number }, "resourceErrorsDetails": { "hasMoreErrors": boolean, "resourceErrors": [ { "logicalResourceId": "string", "physicalResourceId": "string", "reason": "string" } ] }, "startTime": number, "tags": { "string" : "string" }, "versionName": "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.


The assessment created.

Type: AppAssessment object


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


You don't have permissions to perform the requested operation. The user or role that is making the request must have at least one IAM permissions policy attached that grants the required permissions.

HTTP Status Code: 403


This exception occurs when a conflict with a previous successful write is detected. This generally occurs when the previous write did not have time to propagate to the host serving the current request. A retry (with appropriate backoff logic) is the recommended response to this exception.

HTTP Status Code: 409


This exception occurs when there is an internal failure in the AWS Resilience Hub service.

HTTP Status Code: 500


This exception occurs when the specified resource could not be found.

HTTP Status Code: 404


This exception occurs when you have exceeded your service quota. To perform the requested action, remove some of the relevant resources, or use Service Quotas to request a service quota increase.

HTTP Status Code: 402


This exception occurs when you have exceeded the limit on the number of requests per second.

HTTP Status Code: 429


This exception occurs when a 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: