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Updates the structure of an approval rule created specifically for a pull request. For example, you can change the number of required approvers and the approval pool for approvers.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


--pull-request-id <value>
--approval-rule-name <value>
[--existing-rule-content-sha256 <value>]
--new-rule-content <value>
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--pull-request-id (string)

The system-generated ID of the pull request.

--approval-rule-name (string)

The name of the approval rule you want to update.

--existing-rule-content-sha256 (string)

The SHA-256 hash signature for the content of the approval rule. You can retrieve this information by using GetPullRequest .

--new-rule-content (string)

The updated content for the approval rule.


When you update the content of the approval rule, you can specify approvers in an approval pool in one of two ways:

  • CodeCommitApprovers : This option only requires an AWS account and a resource. It can be used for both IAM users and federated access users whose name matches the provided resource name. This is a very powerful option that offers a great deal of flexibility. For example, if you specify the AWS account 123456789012 and Mary_Major , all of the following are counted as approvals coming from that user:

    • An IAM user in the account (arn:aws:iam::123456789012 :user/Mary_Major )

    • A federated user identified in IAM as Mary_Major (arn:aws:sts::123456789012 :federated-user/Mary_Major )

This option does not recognize an active session of someone assuming the role of CodeCommitReview with a role session name of Mary_Major (arn:aws:sts::123456789012 :assumed-role/CodeCommitReview/Mary_Major ) unless you include a wildcard (*Mary_Major).

  • Fully qualified ARN : This option allows you to specify the fully qualified Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the IAM user or role.

For more information about IAM ARNs, wildcards, and formats, see IAM Identifiers in the IAM User Guide .

--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.


To edit an approval rule for a pull request

The following update-pull-request-approval-rule-content example updates she specified approval rule to require one user approval from an approval pool that includes any IAM user in the 123456789012 AWS account.

aws codecommit update-pull-request-approval-rule-content \
    --pull-request-id 27  \
    --approval-rule-name "Require two approved approvers" \
    --approval-rule-content "{Version: 2018-11-08, Statements: [{Type: \"Approvers\", NumberOfApprovalsNeeded: 1, ApprovalPoolMembers:[\"CodeCommitApprovers:123456789012:user/*\"]}]}}"


    "approvalRule": {
        "approvalRuleContent": "{Version: 2018-11-08, Statements: [{Type: \"Approvers\", NumberOfApprovalsNeeded: 1, ApprovalPoolMembers:[\"CodeCommitApprovers:123456789012:user/*\"]}]}}",
        "approvalRuleId": "aac33506-EXAMPLE",
        "originApprovalRuleTemplate": {},
        "creationDate": 1570752871.932,
        "lastModifiedDate": 1570754058.333,
        "approvalRuleName": Require two approved approvers",
        "lastModifiedUser": "arn:aws:iam::123456789012:user/Mary_Major",
        "ruleContentSha256": "cd93921cEXAMPLE",

For more information, see Edit or Delete an Approval Rule in the AWS CodeCommit User Guide.


approvalRule -> (structure)

Information about the updated approval rule.

approvalRuleId -> (string)

The system-generated ID of the approval rule.

approvalRuleName -> (string)

The name of the approval rule.

approvalRuleContent -> (string)

The content of the approval rule.

ruleContentSha256 -> (string)

The SHA-256 hash signature for the content of the approval rule.

lastModifiedDate -> (timestamp)

The date the approval rule was most recently changed, in timestamp format.

creationDate -> (timestamp)

The date the approval rule was created, in timestamp format.

lastModifiedUser -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the user who made the most recent changes to the approval rule.

originApprovalRuleTemplate -> (structure)

The approval rule template used to create the rule.

approvalRuleTemplateId -> (string)

The ID of the template that created the approval rule.

approvalRuleTemplateName -> (string)

The name of the template that created the approval rule.