[ aws . migrationhubstrategy ]



Starts a file import.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


--s3-bucket <value>
[--data-source-type <value>]
[--group-id <value>]
--name <value>
[--s3bucket-for-report-data <value>]
--s3key <value>
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--s3-bucket (string)

The S3 bucket where the import file is located. The bucket name is required to begin with migrationhub-strategy- .

--data-source-type (string)

Specifies the source that the servers are coming from. By default, Strategy Recommendations assumes that the servers specified in the import file are available in AWS Application Discovery Service.

Possible values:

  • ApplicationDiscoveryService

  • MPA

--group-id (list)

Groups the resources in the import file together with a unique name. This ID can be as filter in ListApplicationComponents and ListServers .


The object containing information about distinct imports or groups for Strategy Recommendations.

name -> (string)

The key of the specific import group.

value -> (string)

The value of the specific import group.

Shorthand Syntax:

name=string,value=string ...

JSON Syntax:

    "name": "ExternalId",
    "value": "string"

--name (string)

A descriptive name for the request.

--s3bucket-for-report-data (string)

The S3 bucket where Strategy Recommendations uploads import results. The bucket name is required to begin with migrationhub-strategy-.

--s3key (string)

The Amazon S3 key name of the import file.

--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.


id -> (string)

The ID for a specific import task. The ID is unique within an AWS account.