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Are the new Task types (e.g., ECS, SNS, etc) supported?

See original GitHub issue

I’ve been using this project heavily for local testing with step functions and it has been working great 🍺

A few months ago, AWS added support for executing a variety of AWS services from Step Functions, including ECS, SNS, etc. I tried the following to run an ECS Task:

    "example-ecs-task": {
      "Resource": "arn:aws:states:::ecs:runTask.sync",
      "Type": "Task",
      "Parameters": {
        "Cluster": "my-ecs-cluster",
        "LaunchType": "FARGATE",
        "TaskDefinition": "example-ecs-task"
      "Next": "some-other-state"

When I try to run the state machine, I get the error:

Error while retrieving task type of resource: arn:aws:states:::ecs:runTask.sync

Is this not yet supported?

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 5 years ago
  • Comments:8 (8 by maintainers)

github_iconTop GitHub Comments

brikis98commented, Jan 23, 2019

So you created your own Lambda “server” running locally, right?

Yea, a very simple one, but it does the job!

ChristopheBougerecommented, Jan 28, 2019

stepfunctions-local@1.2.0 published

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