UpdateApplication - Amazon Elastic Beanstalk
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Updates the specified application to have the specified properties.


If a property (for example, description) is not provided, the value remains unchanged. To clear these properties, specify an empty string.

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.


The name of the application to update. If no such application is found, UpdateApplication returns an InvalidParameterValue error.

Type: String

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

Required: Yes


A new description for the application.

Default: If not specified, Amazon Elastic Beanstalk does not update the description.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 200.

Required: No

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.


The ApplicationDescription of the application.

Type: ApplicationDescription object


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



This example illustrates one usage of UpdateApplication.

Sample Request

https://elasticbeanstalk.us-west-2.amazonaws.com/?ApplicationName=SampleApp &Description=Another%20Description &Operation=UpdateApplication &AuthParams

Sample Response

<UpdateApplicationResponse xmlns="https://elasticbeanstalk.amazonaws.com/docs/2010-12-01/"> <UpdateApplicationResult> <Application> <Versions> <member>New Version</member> </Versions> <Description>Another Description</Description> <ApplicationName>SampleApp</ApplicationName> <DateCreated>2010-11-17T19:26:20.410Z</DateCreated> <DateUpdated>2010-11-17T20:42:54.611Z</DateUpdated> <ConfigurationTemplates> <member>Default</member> </ConfigurationTemplates> </Application> </UpdateApplicationResult> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>40be666b-f28b-11df-8a78-9f77047e0d0c</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </UpdateApplicationResponse>

See Also

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