» aws_batch_job_definition

Provides a Batch Job Definition resource.

» Example Usage

resource "aws_batch_job_definition" "test" {
    name = "tf_test_batch_job_definition"
    type = "container"
    container_properties = <<CONTAINER_PROPERTIES
    "command": ["ls", "-la"],
    "image": "busybox",
    "memory": 1024,
    "vcpus": 1,
    "volumes": [
        "host": {
          "sourcePath": "/tmp"
        "name": "tmp"
    "environment": [
        {"name": "VARNAME", "value": "VARVAL"}
    "mountPoints": [
          "sourceVolume": "tmp",
          "containerPath": "/tmp",
          "readOnly": false
    "ulimits": [
        "hardLimit": 1024,
        "name": "nofile",
        "softLimit": 1024

» Argument Reference

The following arguments are supported:

  • name - (Required) Specifies the name of the job definition.
  • container_properties - (Optional) A valid container properties provided as a single valid JSON document. This parameter is required if the type parameter is container.
  • parameters - (Optional) Specifies the parameter substitution placeholders to set in the job definition.
  • retry_strategy - (Optional) Specifies the retry strategy to use for failed jobs that are submitted with this job definition. Maximum number of retry_strategy is 1. Defined below.
  • timeout - (Optional) Specifies the timeout for jobs so that if a job runs longer, AWS Batch terminates the job. Maximum number of timeout is 1. Defined below.
  • type - (Required) The type of job definition. Must be container

» retry_strategy

retry_strategy supports the following:

  • attempts - (Optional) The number of times to move a job to the RUNNABLE status. You may specify between 1 and 10 attempts.

» timeout

timeout supports the following:

  • attempt_duration_seconds - (Optional) The time duration in seconds after which AWS Batch terminates your jobs if they have not finished. The minimum value for the timeout is 60 seconds.

» Attribute Reference

In addition to all arguments above, the following attributes are exported:

  • arn - The Amazon Resource Name of the job definition.
  • revision - The revision of the job definition.