UpdateFlowTemplate - AWS IoT Things Graph


Updates the specified workflow. All deployed systems and system instances that use the workflow will see the changes in the flow when it is redeployed. If you don't want this behavior, copy the workflow (creating a new workflow with a different ID), and update the copy. The workflow can contain only entities in the specified namespace.

Request Syntax

{ "compatibleNamespaceVersion": number, "definition": { "language": "string", "text": "string" }, "id": "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 version of the user's namespace.

If no value is specified, the latest version is used by default. Use the GetFlowTemplateRevisions if you want to find earlier revisions of the flow to update.

Type: Long

Required: No


The DefinitionDocument that contains the updated workflow definition.

Type: DefinitionDocument object

Required: Yes


The ID of the workflow to be updated.

The ID should be in the following format.

urn:tdm:REGION/ACCOUNT ID/default:workflow:WORKFLOWNAME

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 160.

Pattern: ^urn:tdm:(([a-z]{2}-(gov-)?[a-z]{4,9}-[0-9]{1,3}/[0-9]+/)*[\p{Alnum}_]+(/[\p{Alnum}_]+)*):([\p{Alpha}]*):([\p{Alnum}_]+(/[\p{Alnum}_]+)*)$

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.


An object containing summary information about the updated 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

See Also

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