aws:waitForAwsResourceProperty – Wait on an AWS resource property - AWS Systems Manager

aws:waitForAwsResourceProperty – Wait on an AWS resource property

The aws:waitForAwsResourceProperty action allows your automation to wait for a specific resource state or event state before continuing the automation. For more information and examples of how to use this action, see Invoking other AWS services from a Systems Manager Automation runbook.

Note

The default timeout value for this action is 3600 seconds (one hour). You can limit or extend the timeout by specifying the timeoutSeconds parameter for an aws:waitForAwsResourceProperty step. For more information and examples of how to use this action, see Handling timeouts in runbooks.

Input

Inputs are defined by the API operation that you choose.

YAML
action: aws:waitForAwsResourceProperty inputs: Service: The official namespace of the service Api: The API operation or method name API operation inputs or parameters: A value PropertySelector: Response object DesiredValues: - Desired property value
JSON
{ "action": "aws:waitForAwsResourceProperty", "inputs": { "Service":"The official namespace of the service", "Api":"The API operation or method name", "API operation inputs or parameters":"A value", "PropertySelector": "Response object", "DesiredValues": [ "Desired property value" ] } }
Service

The AWS service namespace that contains the API operation that you want to run. For example, the namespace for AWS Systems Manager is ssm. The namespace for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is ec2. You can view a list of supported AWS service namespaces in the Available Services section of the AWS CLI Command Reference.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Api

The name of the API operation that you want to run. You can view the API operations (also called methods) by choosing a service in the left navigation on the following Services Reference page. Choose a method in the Client section for the service that you want to invoke. For example, all API operations (methods) for Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) are listed on the following page: Amazon RDS methods.

Type: String

Required: Yes

API operation inputs

One or more API operation inputs. You can view the available inputs (also called parameters) by choosing a service in the left navigation on the following Services Reference page. Choose a method in the Client section for the service that you want to invoke. For example, all methods for Amazon RDS are listed on the following page: Amazon RDS methods. Choose the describe_db_instances method and scroll down to see the available parameters, such as DBInstanceIdentifier, Name, and Values.

YAML
inputs: Service: The official namespace of the service Api: The API operation name API input 1: A value API Input 2: A value API Input 3: A value
JSON
"inputs":{ "Service":"The official namespace of the service", "Api":"The API operation name", "API input 1":"A value", "API Input 2":"A value", "API Input 3":"A value" }

Type: Determined by chosen API operation

Required: Yes

PropertySelector

The JSONPath to a specific attribute in the response object. You can view the response objects by choosing a service in the left navigation on the following Services Reference page. Choose a method in the Client section for the service that you want to invoke. For example, all methods for Amazon RDS are listed on the following page: Amazon RDS methods. Choose the describe_db_instances method and scroll down to the Response Structure section. DBInstances is listed as a response object.

Type: Integer, Boolean, String, StringList, StringMap, or MapList

Required: Yes

DesiredValues

The expected status or state on which to continue the automation.

Type: Varies

Required: Yes