StopAutomationExecution - AWS Systems Manager


Stop an Automation that is currently running.

Request Syntax

{ "AutomationExecutionId": "string", "Type": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The execution ID of the Automation to stop.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 36.

Required: Yes


The stop request type. Valid types include the following: Cancel and Complete. The default type is Cancel.

Type: String

Valid Values: Complete | Cancel

Required: No

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.


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


There is no automation execution information for the requested automation execution ID.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An error occurred on the server side.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The specified update status operation isn't valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400



This example illustrates one usage of StopAutomationExecution.

Sample Request

POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: Accept-Encoding: identity X-Amz-Target: AmazonSSM.StopAutomationExecution Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 User-Agent: aws-cli/1.17.12 Python/3.6.8 Darwin/18.7.0 botocore/1.14.12 X-Amz-Date: 20200325T171100Z Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE/20200325/us-east-2/ssm/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-type;host;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=39c3b3042cd2aEXAMPLE Content-Length: 65 { "AutomationExecutionId": "f7d1f82d-6cde-4f7a-aa53-d485bEXAMPLE" }

Sample Response


See Also

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