AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates a new IAM user for your AWS account.

For information about limitations on the number of IAM users you can create, see Limitations on IAM Entities in the IAM User Guide.

Note:

For PCL and Unity this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to CreateUserAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.IdentityManagement
Assembly: AWSSDK.IdentityManagement.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z

Syntax

C#
public virtual CreateUserResponse CreateUser(
         CreateUserRequest request
)
Parameters
request
Type: Amazon.IdentityManagement.Model.CreateUserRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the CreateUser service method.

Return Value
The response from the CreateUser service method, as returned by IdentityManagementService.

Exceptions

ExceptionCondition
EntityAlreadyExistsException The request was rejected because it attempted to create a resource that already exists.
LimitExceededException The request was rejected because it attempted to create resources beyond the current AWS account limits. The error message describes the limit exceeded.
NoSuchEntityException The request was rejected because it referenced an entity that does not exist. The error message describes the entity.
ServiceFailureException The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.

Examples

The following create-user command creates an IAM user named Bob in the current account.

To create an IAM user


var response = client.CreateUser(new CreateUserRequest 
{
    UserName = "Bob"
});

User user = response.User;

            

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

Unity:
Supported Versions: 4.6 and above
Supported Platforms: Android, iOS, Standalone

See Also