AWS Elastic Beanstalk
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This version of the EB CLI and its documentation have been replaced with version 3 (in this section, EB CLI 3 represents version 3 and later of the EB CLI). For information on the new version, see The Elastic Beanstalk Command Line Interface (EB CLI).


Updates the specified environment by reading the .elasticbeanstalk/optionsettings. (Setting values in .elasticbeanstalk/optionsettings take precedence over the values specified for the same settings specified in .ebextensions/*.conf if the settings are configured in both places.) Use this operation after making changes to your settings (for example, via init or branch).


eb update


Name Description Required



--environment-name ENVIRONMENT_NAME

The environment you want to update.

Type: String

Default: Current setting


Common options

For more information, see Eb Common Options.



If successful, the command returns the status of the update operation.


The following example request updates the environment.

PROMPT> eb update Update environment? [y/n]: y Updating environment "MyApp-env". This may take a few minutes. 2014-05-15 17:10:34 INFO Updating environment MyApp-env's configuration settings. 2014-05-15 17:11:12 INFO Successfully deployed new configuration to en vironment. 2014-05-15 17:11:12 INFO Environment update completed successfully. Update of environment "MyApp-env" has completed.