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AttachObject

Attaches an existing object to another object. An object can be accessed in two ways:

  1. Using the path

  2. Using ObjectIdentifier

Request Syntax

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PUT /amazonclouddirectory/2017-01-11/object/attach HTTP/1.1 x-amz-data-partition: DirectoryArn Content-type: application/json { "ChildReference": { "Selector": "string" }, "LinkName": "string", "ParentReference": { "Selector": "string" } }

URI Request Parameters

The request requires the following URI parameters.

DirectoryArn

Amazon Resource Name (ARN) that is associated with the Directory where both objects reside. For more information, see Arn Examples.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

ChildReference

The child object reference to be attached to the object.

Type: ObjectReference object

Required: Yes

LinkName

The link name with which the child object is attached to the parent.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 64.

Pattern: [^\/\[\]\(\):\{\}#@!?\s\\;]+

Required: Yes

ParentReference

The parent object reference.

Type: ObjectReference object

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

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HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "AttachedObjectIdentifier": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

AttachedObjectIdentifier

The attached ObjectIdentifier, which is the child ObjectIdentifier.

Type: String

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

AccessDeniedException

Access denied. Check your permissions.

HTTP Status Code: 403

DirectoryNotEnabledException

An operation can only operate on a directory that is not enabled.

HTTP Status Code: 400

FacetValidationException

The Facet that you provided was not well formed or could not be validated with the schema.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InternalServiceException

Indicates a problem that must be resolved by Amazon Web Services. This might be a transient error in which case you can retry your request until it succeeds. Otherwise, go to the AWS Service Health Dashboard site to see if there are any operational issues with the service.

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidArnException

Indicates that the provided ARN value is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InvalidAttachmentException

Indicates that an attempt to attach an object with the same link name or to apply a schema with the same name has occurred. Rename the link or the schema and then try again.

HTTP Status Code: 400

LimitExceededException

Indicates that limits are exceeded. See Limits for more information.

HTTP Status Code: 400

LinkNameAlreadyInUseException

Indicates that a link could not be created due to a naming conflict. Choose a different name and then try again.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ResourceNotFoundException

The specified resource could not be found.

HTTP Status Code: 404

RetryableConflictException

Occurs when a conflict with a previous successful write is detected. For example, if a write operation occurs on an object and then an attempt is made to read the object using “SERIALIZABLE” consistency, this exception may result. This generally occurs when the previous write did not have time to propagate to the host serving the current request. A retry (with appropriate backoff logic) is the recommended response to this exception.

HTTP Status Code: 409

ValidationException

Indicates that your request is malformed in some manner. See the exception message.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ValidationException

Indicates that your request is malformed in some manner. See the exception message.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: