Manually update the Device Shadow metadata

You can manually request a Device Shadow update.

  1. Using AWS IoT Console, select Manage > Things.

    The Things section appears, listing all your things.

  2. Select a thing to view the Details page.
  3. On the right-hand side, select Edit.

  4. In the Set searchable thing attributes (optional) section, alongside ActionRequest, type the Value as ObtainMetadata.

  5. Select Update.

    A Success message appears at the top of the Details page.

  6. In the left-hand menu, select Shadows.
  7. Select Classic Shadow to view the updated details.

Certificate Delivery is not included when the request is manually requested.