AWS::IoT::ThingType - Amazon CloudFormation
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Creates a new thing type.


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


{ "Type" : "AWS::IoT::ThingType", "Properties" : { "DeprecateThingType" : Boolean, "Tags" : [ Tag, ... ], "ThingTypeName" : String, "ThingTypeProperties" : ThingTypeProperties } }


Type: AWS::IoT::ThingType Properties: DeprecateThingType: Boolean Tags: - Tag ThingTypeName: String ThingTypeProperties: ThingTypeProperties



Deprecates a thing type. You can not associate new things with deprecated thing type.

Requires permission to access the DeprecateThingType action.

Required: No

Type: Boolean

Update requires: No interruption


Metadata which can be used to manage the thing type.

Required: No

Type: Array of Tag

Maximum: 50

Update requires: No interruption


The name of the thing type.

Required: No

Type: String

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9:_-]+

Minimum: 1

Maximum: 128

Update requires: Replacement


The thing type properties for the thing type to create. It contains information about the new thing type including a description, and a list of searchable thing attribute names. ThingTypeProperties can't be updated after the initial creation of the ThingType.

Required: No

Type: ThingTypeProperties

Update requires: Replacement

Return values


When you pass the logical ID of this resource to the intrinsic Ref function, Ref returns the thing type id.

For more information about using the Ref function, see Ref.


The Fn::GetAtt intrinsic function returns a value for a specified attribute of this type. The following are the available attributes and sample return values.

For more information about using the Fn::GetAtt intrinsic function, see Fn::GetAtt.


The thing type arn.


The thing type id.