CreateFlowTemplate - AWS IoT Things Graph


Creates a workflow template. Workflows can be created only in the user's namespace. (The public namespace contains only entities.) The workflow can contain only entities in the specified namespace. The workflow is validated against the entities in the latest version of the user's namespace unless another namespace version is specified in the request.

Request Syntax

{ "compatibleNamespaceVersion": number, "definition": { "language": "string", "text": "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 namespace version in which the workflow is to be created.

If no value is specified, the latest version is used by default.

Type: Long

Required: No


The workflow DefinitionDocument.

Type: DefinitionDocument object

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "summary": { "arn": "string", "createdAt": number, "id": "string", "revisionNumber": 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 summary object that describes the created workflow.

Type: FlowTemplateSummary object


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


HTTP Status Code: 500


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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