Greengrass V1 API - Amazon IoT Greengrass
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Amazon IoT Greengrass Version 1 no longer receives feature updates, and will receive only security patches and bug fixes until June 30, 2023. For more information, see the Amazon IoT Greengrass V1 maintenance policy. We strongly recommend that you migrate to Amazon IoT Greengrass Version 2, which adds significant new features and support for additional platforms.

Greengrass V1 API

Amazon IoT Greengrass provides a resource-based API that uses Hypertext Application Language (HAL). HAL provides a standard way for expressing the resources and relationships of an API as hyperlinks. Using HAL, you use HTTP methods (GET, PUT, POST, DELETE) to submit requests and receive information about the API in the response. Applications can use the information returned to explore the functionality of the API. For more information about HAL, see the JSON Hypertext Application Language draft.

To request a HAL response from Amazon IoT Greengrass, specify application/hal+json for the accept request header.

For more information about how Amazon IoT Greengrass works, see the Amazon IoT Greengrass Version 1 Developer Guide.