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AWS Organizations API Reference
API Reference (API Version 2016-11-28)

Parent

Contains information about either a root or an organizational unit (OU) that can contain OUs or accounts in an organization.

Contents

Id

The unique identifier (ID) of the parent entity.

The regex pattern for a parent ID string requires one of the following:

  • Root: a string that begins with "r-" followed by from 4 to 32 lower-case letters or digits.

  • Organizational unit (OU): a string that begins with "ou-" followed by from 4 to 32 lower-case letters or digits (the ID of the root that the OU is in) followed by a second "-" dash and from 8 to 32 additional lower-case letters or digits.

Type: String

Pattern: ^(r-[0-9a-z]{4,32})|(ou-[0-9a-z]{4,32}-[a-z0-9]{8,32})$

Required: No

Type

The type of the parent entity.

Type: String

Valid Values: ROOT | ORGANIZATIONAL_UNIT

Required: No

See Also

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

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