UpdateTaskExecution - Amazon DataSync
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Updates the configuration of a running Amazon DataSync task execution.


Currently, the only Option that you can modify with UpdateTaskExecution is BytesPerSecond , which throttles bandwidth for a running or queued task execution.

Request Syntax

{ "Options": { "Atime": "string", "BytesPerSecond": number, "Gid": "string", "LogLevel": "string", "Mtime": "string", "ObjectTags": "string", "OverwriteMode": "string", "PosixPermissions": "string", "PreserveDeletedFiles": "string", "PreserveDevices": "string", "SecurityDescriptorCopyFlags": "string", "TaskQueueing": "string", "TransferMode": "string", "Uid": "string", "VerifyMode": "string" }, "TaskExecutionArn": "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.


Indicates how your transfer task is configured. These options include how DataSync handles files, objects, and their associated metadata during your transfer. You also can specify how to verify data integrity, set bandwidth limits for your task, among other options.

Each option has a default value. Unless you need to, you don't have to configure any of these options before starting your task.

Type: Options object

Required: Yes


Specifies the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the task execution that you're updating.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: ^arn:(aws|aws-cn|aws-us-gov|aws-iso|aws-iso-b):datasync:[a-z\-0-9]*:[0-9]{12}:task/task-[0-9a-f]{17}/execution/exec-[0-9a-f]{17}$

Required: Yes

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.


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


This exception is thrown when an error occurs in the Amazon DataSync service.

HTTP Status Code: 500


This exception is thrown when the client submits a malformed request.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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