Paws::StepFunctions::StartExecution - Arguments for method StartExecution on Paws::StepFunctions


This class represents the parameters used for calling the method StartExecution on the AWS Step Functions service. Use the attributes of this class as arguments to method StartExecution.

You shouldn't make instances of this class. Each attribute should be used as a named argument in the call to StartExecution.


    my $states = Paws->service('StepFunctions');
    my $StartExecutionOutput = $states->StartExecution(
      StateMachineArn => 'MyArn',
      Input           => 'MySensitiveData',    # OPTIONAL
      Name            => 'MyName',             # OPTIONAL

    # Results:
    my $ExecutionArn = $StartExecutionOutput->ExecutionArn;
    my $StartDate    = $StartExecutionOutput->StartDate;

    # Returns a L<Paws::StepFunctions::StartExecutionOutput> object.

Values for attributes that are native types (Int, String, Float, etc) can passed as-is (scalar values). Values for complex Types (objects) can be passed as a HashRef. The keys and values of the hashref will be used to instance the underlying object. For the AWS API documentation, see


Input => Str

The string that contains the JSON input data for the execution, for example:

"input": "{\"first_name\" : \"test\"}"

If you don't include any JSON input data, you still must include the two braces, for example: "input": "{}"

Name => Str

The name of the execution. This name must be unique for your AWS account and region for 90 days. For more information, see Limits Related to State Machine Executions ( in the AWS Step Functions Developer Guide.

A name must not contain:

  • whitespace

  • brackets < > { } [ ]

  • wildcard characters ? *

  • special characters " # % \ ^ | ~ ` $ & , ; : /

  • control characters (U+0000-001F, U+007F-009F)

REQUIRED StateMachineArn => Str

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the state machine to execute.


This class forms part of Paws, documenting arguments for method StartExecution in Paws::StepFunctions


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