UpdateDynamicThingGroup - Amazon IoT
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Updates a dynamic thing group.

Requires permission to access the UpdateDynamicThingGroup action.

Request Syntax

PATCH /dynamic-thing-groups/thingGroupName HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "expectedVersion": number, "indexName": "string", "queryString": "string", "queryVersion": "string", "thingGroupProperties": { "attributePayload": { "attributes": { "string" : "string" }, "merge": boolean }, "thingGroupDescription": "string" } }

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The name of the dynamic thing group to update.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

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

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The expected version of the dynamic thing group to update.

Type: Long

Required: No


The dynamic thing group index to update.


Currently one index is supported: AWS_Things.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

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

Required: No


The dynamic thing group search query string to update.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1.

Required: No


The dynamic thing group query version to update.


Currently one query version is supported: "2017-09-30". If not specified, the query version defaults to this value.

Type: String

Required: No


The dynamic thing group properties to update.

Type: ThingGroupProperties object

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "version": number }

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.


The dynamic thing group version.

Type: Long



An unexpected error has occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The query is invalid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The request is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified resource does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The rate exceeds the limit.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An exception thrown when the version of an entity specified with the expectedVersion parameter does not match the latest version in the system.

HTTP Status Code: 409

See Also

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