CreateDeviceDefinition - Amazon IoT Greengrass
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CreateDeviceDefinition

Creates a device definition. You can provide the initial version of the device definition now or use CreateDeviceDefinitionVersion later.

URI: POST /greengrass/definition/devices

Produces: application/json

CLI:

aws greengrass create-device-definition \ [--name <value>] \ [--initial-version <value>] \ [--tags <value>] \ [--amzn-client-token <value>] \ [--cli-input-json <value>] \ [--generate-cli-skeleton]

cli-input-json format:

{ "Name": "string", "InitialVersion": { "Devices": [ { "Id": "string", "ThingArn": "string", "CertificateArn": "string", "SyncShadow": "boolean" } ] }, "tags": { "additionalProperty0": "string", "additionalProperty1": "string", "additionalProperty2": "string" }, "AmznClientToken": "string" }

Parameters:

CreateDeviceDefinitionRequestBody

Information required to create a device definition.

where used: body; required: true

{ "Name": "string", "InitialVersion": { "Devices": [ { "Id": "string", "ThingArn": "string", "CertificateArn": "string", "SyncShadow": true } ] }, "tags": { "additionalProperty0": "string", "additionalProperty1": "string", "additionalProperty2": "string" } }

schema:

Name

The name of the device definition.

type: string

InitialVersion

Information about a device definition version.

type: object

Devices

A list of devices in the definition version.

type: array

items: Device

Device

Information about a device.

type: object

required: ["Id", "ThingArn", "CertificateArn"]

Id

A descriptive or arbitrary ID for the device. This value must be unique within the device definition version. Maximum length is 128 characters with the pattern [a‑zA‑Z0‑9:_‑]+.

type: string

ThingArn

The thing ARN of the device.

type: string

CertificateArn

The ARN of the certificate associated with the device.

type: string

SyncShadow

If true, the device's local shadow is synced with the cloud automatically.

type: boolean

tags

The resource tags.

type: object

additionalProperties: The key-value pair for the resource tag. Type: string

X-Amzn-Client-Token

A client token used to correlate requests and responses.

where used: header; required: false

type: string

Responses:

200 (CreateDeviceDefinitionResponse)

DefinitionInformation

{ "Name": "string", "Id": "string", "Arn": "string", "LastUpdatedTimestamp": "string", "CreationTimestamp": "string", "LatestVersion": "string", "LatestVersionArn": "string" }
DefinitionInformation

Information about a definition.

type: object

Name

The name of the definition.

type: string

Id

The ID of the definition.

type: string

Arn

The ARN of the definition.

type: string

LastUpdatedTimestamp

The time, in milliseconds since the epoch, when the definition was last updated.

type: string

CreationTimestamp

The time, in milliseconds since the epoch, when the definition was created.

type: string

LatestVersion

The ID of the latest version associated with the definition.

type: string

LatestVersionArn

The ARN of the latest version associated with the definition.

type: string

400

Invalid request.

GeneralError

{ "Message": "string", "ErrorDetails": [ { "DetailedErrorCode": "string", "DetailedErrorMessage": "string" } ] }
GeneralError

General error information.

type: object

required: ["Message"]

Message

A message that contains information about the error.

type: string

ErrorDetails

A list of error details.

type: array

items: ErrorDetail

ErrorDetail

Details about the error.

type: object

DetailedErrorCode

A detailed error code.

type: string

DetailedErrorMessage

A detailed error message.

type: string