[ aws . appstream ]



Creates an application.

Applications are an Amazon AppStream 2.0 resource that stores the details about how to launch applications on Elastic fleet streaming instances. An application consists of the launch details, icon, and display name. Applications are associated with an app block that contains the application binaries and other files. The applications assigned to an Elastic fleet are the applications users can launch.

This is only supported for Elastic fleets.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


--name <value>
[--display-name <value>]
[--description <value>]
--icon-s3-location <value>
--launch-path <value>
[--working-directory <value>]
[--launch-parameters <value>]
--platforms <value>
--instance-families <value>
--app-block-arn <value>
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--name (string)

The name of the application. This name is visible to users when display name is not specified.

--display-name (string)

The display name of the application. This name is visible to users in the application catalog.

--description (string)

The description of the application.

--icon-s3-location (structure)

The location in S3 of the application icon.

S3Bucket -> (string)

The S3 bucket of the S3 object.

S3Key -> (string)

The S3 key of the S3 object.

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

  "S3Bucket": "string",
  "S3Key": "string"

--launch-path (string)

The launch path of the application.

--working-directory (string)

The working directory of the application.

--launch-parameters (string)

The launch parameters of the application.

--platforms (list)

The platforms the application supports. WINDOWS_SERVER_2019 and AMAZON_LINUX2 are supported for Elastic fleets.



"string" "string" ...

Where valid values are:

--instance-families (list)

The instance families the application supports. Valid values are GENERAL_PURPOSE and GRAPHICS_G4.



"string" "string" ...

--app-block-arn (string)

The app block ARN to which the application should be associated

--tags (map)

The tags assigned to the application.

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.

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


Application -> (structure)

Describes an application in the application catalog.

Name -> (string)

The name of the application.

DisplayName -> (string)

The application name to display.

IconURL -> (string)

The URL for the application icon. This URL might be time-limited.

LaunchPath -> (string)

The path to the application executable in the instance.

LaunchParameters -> (string)

The arguments that are passed to the application at launch.

Enabled -> (boolean)

If there is a problem, the application can be disabled after image creation.

Metadata -> (map)

Additional attributes that describe the application.

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

WorkingDirectory -> (string)

The working directory for the application.

Description -> (string)

The description of the application.

Arn -> (string)

The ARN of the application.

AppBlockArn -> (string)

The app block ARN of the application.

IconS3Location -> (structure)

The S3 location of the application icon.

S3Bucket -> (string)

The S3 bucket of the S3 object.

S3Key -> (string)

The S3 key of the S3 object.

Platforms -> (list)

The platforms on which the application can run.


InstanceFamilies -> (list)

The instance families for the application.


CreatedTime -> (timestamp)

The time at which the application was created within the app block.