IoTSiteWise / Client / update_asset



Updates an asset’s name. For more information, see Updating assets and models in the IoT SiteWise User Guide.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.update_asset(
  • assetId (string) –


    The ID of the asset to update. This can be either the actual ID in UUID format, or else externalId: followed by the external ID, if it has one. For more information, see Referencing objects with external IDs in the IoT SiteWise User Guide.

  • assetName (string) –


    A friendly name for the asset.

  • clientToken (string) –

    A unique case-sensitive identifier that you can provide to ensure the idempotency of the request. Don’t reuse this client token if a new idempotent request is required.

    This field is autopopulated if not provided.

  • assetDescription (string) – A description for the asset.

  • assetExternalId (string) – An external ID to assign to the asset. The asset must not already have an external ID. The external ID must be unique within your Amazon Web Services account. For more information, see Using external IDs in the IoT SiteWise User Guide.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'assetStatus': {
        'error': {
            'message': 'string',
            'details': [
                    'message': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • assetStatus (dict) –

      The status of the asset, which contains a state ( UPDATING after successfully calling this operation) and any error message.

      • state (string) –

        The current status of the asset.

      • error (dict) –

        Contains associated error information, if any.

        • code (string) –

          The error code.

        • message (string) –

          The error message.

        • details (list) –

          A list of detailed errors.

          • (dict) –

            Contains detailed error information.

            • code (string) –

              The error code.

            • message (string) –

              The error message.


  • IoTSiteWise.Client.exceptions.InvalidRequestException

  • IoTSiteWise.Client.exceptions.ResourceAlreadyExistsException

  • IoTSiteWise.Client.exceptions.ResourceNotFoundException

  • IoTSiteWise.Client.exceptions.InternalFailureException

  • IoTSiteWise.Client.exceptions.ThrottlingException

  • IoTSiteWise.Client.exceptions.ConflictingOperationException