AWS::Kendra::DataSource WebCrawlerSeedUrlConfiguration - Amazon CloudFormation
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AWS::Kendra::DataSource WebCrawlerSeedUrlConfiguration

Provides the configuration information of the seed or starting point URLs to crawl.

When selecting websites to index, you must adhere to the Amazon Acceptable Use Policy and all other Amazon terms. Remember that you must only use the Amazon Kendra web crawler to index your own webpages, or webpages that you have authorization to index.


To declare this entity in your Amazon CloudFormation template, use the following syntax:


{ "SeedUrls" : [ String, ... ], "WebCrawlerMode" : String }


SeedUrls: - String WebCrawlerMode: String



The list of seed or starting point URLs of the websites you want to crawl.

The list can include a maximum of 100 seed URLs.

Required: Yes

Type: Array of String

Minimum: 0

Maximum: 100

Update requires: No interruption


You can choose one of the following modes:

  • HOST_ONLY—crawl only the website host names. For example, if the seed URL is "", then only URLs with host name "" are crawled.

  • SUBDOMAINS—crawl the website host names with subdomains. For example, if the seed URL is "", then "" and "" are also crawled.

  • EVERYTHING—crawl the website host names with subdomains and other domains that the web pages link to.

The default mode is set to HOST_ONLY.

Required: No

Type: String


Update requires: No interruption