Amazon Lambda

The Amazon Lambda modules allow you to watch, invoke, list, and retrieve the functions, layers, and layer versions in your Amazon Lambda account.

Getting Started with Amazon Lambda

Prerequisites:

Note

The module dialog fields that are displayed in bold (in the Make scenario, not in this documentation article) are mandatory!

Connecting Amazon Lambda to Make

To connect your Amazon Lambda account to Make you need to obtain the API Key from your Amazon Lambda account and insert it in the Create a connection dialog in the Make module.

  1. Log in to your Amazon Lambda account.

  2. Click your Account Name > My Security Credentials > Access keys (access key ID and secret access key) > Create New Access Key .

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  3. Click Show Access Key to display the Access Key ID and Secret Access Key. Copy and save the provided keys in a safe place.

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  4. Go to Make and open the Amazon Lambda module's Create a connectio n dialog.

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  5. In the Connection name field, enter a name for the connection.

  6. In the AWS Key and AWS Secret Key fields, enter the Access Key and Secret Access Key values provided in step 3 above.

  7. In the Region field, select your region and click Continue .

The connection has been established.

Assigning Permissions in Your Lambda Account

For Amazon LAmda modules to work, you need to enable permissions in your AWS account.

  1. Log in to your AWS account.

  2. In the Search Field, enter IAM and in the Features section, select the IAM.

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  3. Click Create policy .

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  4. In the Service section, choose Lambda.

  5. In the Actions section, click Expand all and select the following minimum permissions required to use the Make Lambda functions:

    • ListFunctions

    • GetFunction

    • InvokeFunction

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For more information on the actions for Layer or other categories, see the Lambda Functions .

Function

Triggers when a function is last updated.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Amazon Lambda account.

Limit

Set the maximum number of functions Make should return during one scenario execution cycle.

Retrieves a list of all AWS Lambda functions.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Amazon Lambda account.

Limit

Set the maximum number of functions Make should return during one scenario execution cycle.

Gets the information of an AWS Lambda function.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Amazon Lambda account.

Function Name

Select the function whose details you want to retrieve.

Invoke an AWS Lambda function synchronously or asynchronously.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Amazon Lambda account.

Function Name

Select the function name for which you want to invoke a function.

Invocation Type

Select the invoke type:

  • Request Response: Invoke the function synchronously.

  • Event: Invoke the function asynchronously

  • Dry Run: Validate parameter values and verify that the user or role has permission to invoke the function.

Body

Enter the function details in JSON format which you want to provide to the Lambda function as input. For example, { "key": "value" }.

Layer

Triggers when a new version of an AWS Lambda layer is created.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Amazon Lambda account.

Layer Name

Select the layer name or Amazon Resource Name whose version you want to watch. Enter a name between

Compatible Runtime

Select the compatible runtime identifier for the layer. For example, nodejs.

Limit

Set the maximum number of layer versions Make should return during one scenario execution cycle. The maximum number of layers returned is 50.

Retrieves a list of all AWS Lambda layers.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Amazon Lambda account.

Layer Name

Select the layer name or Amazon Resource Name whose version you want to watch. Enter a name between

Compatible Runtime

Select the compatible runtime identifier for the layer. For example, nodejs.

Limit

Set the maximum number of layers Make should return during one scenario execution cycle. The maximum number of layers returned is 50.

Retrieves a list of the versions of an AWS Lambda layer.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Amazon Lambda account.

Layer Name

Select the layer name or Amazon Resource Name whose version you want to watch.

Compatible Runtime

Select the compatible runtime identifier for the layer. For example, nodejs.

Limit

Set the maximum number of layers versions Make should return during one scenario execution cycle. The maximum number of layers returned is 50.

Gets the information of a version of an AWS Lambda layer.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Amazon Lambda account.

Layer Name

Select the layer name whose details you want to retrieve.

Version

Select the layer version.

Other

Performs an arbitrary authorized API call.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Amazon Lambda account.

URL

Enter a path relative to https://lambda.{region}.amazonaws.com. For example: /2015-03-31/functions

For the list of available endpoints, refer to the Amazon Lambda API Documentation .

Method

Select the HTTP method you want to use:

GET

to retrieve information for an entry .

POST

to create a new entry.

PUT

to update/replace an existing entry.

PATCH

to make a partial entry update.

DELETE

to delete an entry.

Headers

Enter the desired request headers. You don't have to add authorization headers; we already did that for you.

Query String

Enter the request query string.

Body

Enter the body content for your API call.

The following API call returns all functions from your Amazon Lambda account:

URL :

/31-03-2015/functions

Method :

GET

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Matches of the search can be found in the module's Output under Bundle > Body .

In our example, 5 functions were returned:

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