Resources » SQS

Resource Creation

You can create SQS queues using the convox resources create command:

$ convox resources create sqs
Creating sqs-3785 (sqs)... CREATING

This will provision an SQS queue. Creation will take a few moments. To check the status use convox resources info.

Additional Options

See convox resources options sqs for a list of available options.

Resource Information

To see relevant info about the queue, use the convox resources info command:

$ convox resources info sqs-3785
Name    sqs-3785
Status  running
URL     sqs://ACCESS:SECRET@sqs.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/ACCOUNT/QUEUE

Resource Linking

You can add this URL as an environment variable to any application with convox env set:

$ convox env set SQS_URL='sqs://ACCESS:SECRET@sqs.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/ACCOUNT/QUEUE' --app example-app

Resource Update

You can change options with convox resources update:

$ convox resources update sqs-3785 VisibilityTimeout=10
Updating sqs-3785... UPDATING

Resource Deletion

To delete the queue, use the convox resources delete command:

$ convox resources delete sqs-3785
Deleting sqs-3785... DELETING