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CreateObject

Creates an object in a Directory. Additionally attaches the object to a parent, if a parent reference and LinkName is specified. An object is simply a collection of Facet attributes. You can also use this API call to create a policy object, if the facet from which you create the object is a policy facet.

Request Syntax

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PUT /amazonclouddirectory/2017-01-11/object HTTP/1.1 x-amz-data-partition: DirectoryArn Content-type: application/json { "LinkName": "string", "ObjectAttributeList": [ { "Key": { "FacetName": "string", "Name": "string", "SchemaArn": "string" }, "Value": { "BinaryValue": blob, "BooleanValue": boolean, "DatetimeValue": number, "NumberValue": "string", "StringValue": "string" } } ], "ParentReference": { "Selector": "string" }, "SchemaFacets": [ { "FacetName": "string", "SchemaArn": "string" } ] }

URI Request Parameters

The request requires the following URI parameters.

DirectoryArn

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) that is associated with the Directory in which the object will be created. For more information, see Arn Examples.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

LinkName

The name of link that is used to attach this object to a parent.

Type: String

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

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

Required: No

ObjectAttributeList

The attribute map whose attribute ARN contains the key and attribute value as the map value.

Type: Array of AttributeKeyAndValue objects

Required: No

ParentReference

If specified, the parent reference to which this object will be attached.

Type: ObjectReference object

Required: No

SchemaFacets

A list of schema facets to be associated with the object that contains SchemaArn and facet name. For more information, see Arn Examples.

Type: Array of SchemaFacet objects

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

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HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "ObjectIdentifier": "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.

ObjectIdentifier

The identifier that is associated with the object.

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

InvalidArnException

Indicates that the provided ARN value is not valid.

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

UnsupportedIndexTypeException

Indicates that the requested index type is not supported.

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: