GetApplication - Amazon CodeDeploy
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Gets information about an application.

Request Syntax

{ "applicationName": "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 name of an Amazon CodeDeploy application associated with the user or Amazon Web Services account.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 100.

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "application": { "applicationId": "string", "applicationName": "string", "computePlatform": "string", "createTime": number, "gitHubAccountName": "string", "linkedToGitHub": boolean } }

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.


Information about the application.

Type: ApplicationInfo object


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


The application does not exist with the user or Amazon Web Services account.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The minimum number of required application names was not specified.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The application name was specified in an invalid format.

HTTP Status Code: 400



This example illustrates one usage of GetApplication.

Sample Request

POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: Accept-Encoding: identity Content-Length: 45 X-Amz-Target: CodeDeploy_20141006.GetApplication X-Amz-Date: 20160707T014559Z User-Agent: aws-cli/1.10.6 Python/2.7.9 Windows/7 botocore/1.3.28 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE/20160707/us-east-1/codedeploy/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-type;host;user-agent;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=39c3b3042cd2aEXAMPLE { "applicationName": "TestApp-us-east-1" }

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: 2010bbbd-88df-11e5-9749-bba241db97da Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Content-Length: 168 { "application": { "applicationId": "d3be67e5-e7l6-457b-946b-7a457EXAMPLE", "applicationName": "TestApp-us-east-1", "createTime": 1446229001.211, "linkedToGitHub": false } }

See Also

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