[ aws . sns ]



Creates a platform application object for one of the supported push notification services, such as APNS and GCM (Firebase Cloud Messaging), to which devices and mobile apps may register. You must specify PlatformPrincipal and PlatformCredential attributes when using the CreatePlatformApplication action.

PlatformPrincipal and PlatformCredential are received from the notification service.

  • For ADM , PlatformPrincipal is client id and PlatformCredential is client secret .

  • For Baidu , PlatformPrincipal is API key and PlatformCredential is secret key .

  • For APNS and APNS_SANDBOX , PlatformPrincipal is SSL certificate and PlatformCredential is private key .

  • For GCM (Firebase Cloud Messaging), there is no PlatformPrincipal and the PlatformCredential is API key .

  • For MPNS , PlatformPrincipal is TLS certificate and PlatformCredential is private key .

  • For WNS , PlatformPrincipal is Package Security Identifier and PlatformCredential is secret key .

You can use the returned PlatformApplicationArn as an attribute for the CreatePlatformEndpoint action.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


--name <value>
--platform <value>
--attributes <value>
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--cli-auto-prompt <value>]


--name (string)

Application names must be made up of only uppercase and lowercase ASCII letters, numbers, underscores, hyphens, and periods, and must be between 1 and 256 characters long.

--platform (string)

The following platforms are supported: ADM (Amazon Device Messaging), APNS (Apple Push Notification Service), APNS_SANDBOX, and GCM (Firebase Cloud Messaging).

--attributes (map)

For a list of attributes, see SetPlatformApplicationAttributes

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

{"string": "string"

--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml (string) Reads arguments from the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, those values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally. This may not be specified along with --cli-input-yaml.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. Similarly, if provided yaml-input it will print a sample input YAML that can be used with --cli-input-yaml. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

--cli-auto-prompt (boolean) Automatically prompt for CLI input parameters.

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


To create a platform application

The following create-platform-application example creates a Google Firebase platform application using the specified platform credential.

aws sns create-platform-application \
    --name MyApplication \
    --platform GCM \
    --attributes PlatformCredential=EXAMPLEabcd12345jklm67890stuv12345bcdef


    "PlatformApplicationArn": "arn:aws:sns:us-west-2:123456789012:app/GCM/MyApplication"


PlatformApplicationArn -> (string)

PlatformApplicationArn is returned.