AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates an AWS account that is automatically a member of the organization whose credentials made the request. This is an asynchronous request that AWS performs in the background. If you want to check the status of the request later, you need the OperationId response element from this operation to provide as a parameter to the DescribeCreateAccountStatus operation.

AWS Organizations preconfigures the new member account with a role (named OrganizationAccountAccessRole by default) that grants administrator permissions to the new account. Principals in the master account can assume the role. AWS Organizations clones the company name and address information for the new account from the organization's master account.

For more information about creating accounts, see Creating an AWS Account in Your Organization in the AWS Organizations User Guide.

When you create an account in an organization using the AWS Organizations console, API, or CLI commands, the information required for the account to operate as a standalone account, such as a payment method and signing the End User Licence Agreement (EULA) is not automatically collected. If you must remove an account from your organization later, you can do so only after you provide the missing information. Follow the steps at To leave an organization when all required account information has not yet been provided in the AWS Organizations User Guide.

When you create a member account with this operation, you can choose whether to create the account with the IAM User and Role Access to Billing Information switch enabled. If you enable it, IAM users and roles that have appropriate permissions can view billing information for the account. If you disable this, then only the account root user can access billing information. For information about how to disable this for an account, see Granting Access to Your Billing Information and Tools.

This operation can be called only from the organization's master account.

If you get an exception that indicates that you exceeded your account limits for the organization or that you can"t add an account because your organization is still initializing, please contact AWS Customer Support.

Note:

For PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to CreateAccountAsync.

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

Syntax

C#
public virtual CreateAccountResponse CreateAccount(
         CreateAccountRequest request
)
Parameters
request
Type: Amazon.Organizations.Model.CreateAccountRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the CreateAccount service method, as returned by Organizations.

Exceptions

ExceptionCondition
AccessDeniedException You don't have permissions to perform the requested operation. The user or role that is making the request must have at least one IAM permissions policy attached that grants the required permissions. For more information, see Access Management in the IAM User Guide.
AWSOrganizationsNotInUseException Your account is not a member of an organization. To make this request, you must use the credentials of an account that belongs to an organization.
ConcurrentModificationException The target of the operation is currently being modified by a different request. Try again later.
ConstraintViolationException Performing this operation violates a minimum or maximum value limit. For example, attempting to removing the last SCP from an OU or root, inviting or creating too many accounts to the organization, or attaching too many policies to an account, OU, or root. This exception includes a reason that contains additional information about the violated limit: ACCOUNT_NUMBER_LIMIT_EXCEEDED: You attempted to exceed the limit on the number of accounts in an organization. If you need more accounts, contact AWS Support to request an increase in your limit. Or, The number of invitations that you tried to send would cause you to exceed the limit of accounts in your organization. Send fewer invitations, or contact AWS Support to request an increase in the number of accounts. Note: deleted and closed accounts still count toward your limit. If you get an exception that indicates that you exceeded your account limits for the organization or that you can"t add an account because your organization is still initializing, please contact AWS Customer Support. HANDSHAKE_RATE_LIMIT_EXCEEDED: You attempted to exceed the number of handshakes you can send in one day. OU_NUMBER_LIMIT_EXCEEDED: You attempted to exceed the number of organizational units you can have in an organization. OU_DEPTH_LIMIT_EXCEEDED: You attempted to create an organizational unit tree that is too many levels deep. POLICY_NUMBER_LIMIT_EXCEEDED. You attempted to exceed the number of policies that you can have in an organization. MAX_POLICY_TYPE_ATTACHMENT_LIMIT_EXCEEDED: You attempted to exceed the number of policies of a certain type that can be attached to an entity at one time. MIN_POLICY_TYPE_ATTACHMENT_LIMIT_EXCEEDED: You attempted to detach a policy from an entity that would cause the entity to have fewer than the minimum number of policies of a certain type required. ACCOUNT_CANNOT_LEAVE_WITHOUT_EULA: You attempted to remove an account from the organization that does not yet have enough information to exist as a stand-alone account. This account requires you to first agree to the AWS Customer Agreement. Follow the steps at To leave an organization when all required account information has not yet been provided in the AWS Organizations User Guide. ACCOUNT_CANNOT_LEAVE_WITHOUT_PHONE_VERIFICATION: You attempted to remove an account from the organization that does not yet have enough information to exist as a stand-alone account. This account requires you to first complete phone verification. Follow the steps at To leave an organization when all required account information has not yet been provided in the AWS Organizations User Guide. MASTER_ACCOUNT_PAYMENT_INSTRUMENT_REQUIRED: To create an organization with this account, you first must associate a payment instrument, such as a credit card, with the account. Follow the steps at To leave an organization when all required account information has not yet been provided in the AWS Organizations User Guide. MEMBER_ACCOUNT_PAYMENT_INSTRUMENT_REQUIRED: To complete this operation with this member account, you first must associate a payment instrument, such as a credit card, with the account. Follow the steps at To leave an organization when all required account information has not yet been provided in the AWS Organizations User Guide. ACCOUNT_CREATION_RATE_LIMIT_EXCEEDED: You attempted to exceed the number of accounts that you can create in one day. MASTER_ACCOUNT_ADDRESS_DOES_NOT_MATCH_MARKETPLACE: To create an account in this organization, you first must migrate the organization's master account to the marketplace that corresponds to the master account's address. For example, accounts with India addresses must be associated with the AISPL marketplace. All accounts in an organization must be associated with the same marketplace. MASTER_ACCOUNT_MISSING_CONTACT_INFO: To complete this operation, you must first provide contact a valid address and phone number for the master account. Then try the operation again.
FinalizingOrganizationException AWS Organizations could not finalize the creation of your organization. Try again later. If this persists, contact AWS customer support.
InvalidInputException The requested operation failed because you provided invalid values for one or more of the request parameters. This exception includes a reason that contains additional information about the violated limit: INVALID_PARTY_TYPE_TARGET: You specified the wrong type of entity (account, organization, or email) as a party. INVALID_SYNTAX_ORGANIZATION_ARN: You specified an invalid ARN for the organization. INVALID_SYNTAX_POLICY_ID: You specified an invalid policy ID. INVALID_ENUM: You specified a value that is not valid for that parameter. INVALID_FULL_NAME_TARGET: You specified a full name that contains invalid characters. INVALID_LIST_MEMBER: You provided a list to a parameter that contains at least one invalid value. MAX_LENGTH_EXCEEDED: You provided a string parameter that is longer than allowed. MAX_VALUE_EXCEEDED: You provided a numeric parameter that has a larger value than allowed. MIN_LENGTH_EXCEEDED: You provided a string parameter that is shorter than allowed. MIN_VALUE_EXCEEDED: You provided a numeric parameter that has a smaller value than allowed. IMMUTABLE_POLICY: You specified a policy that is managed by AWS and cannot be modified. INVALID_PATTERN: You provided a value that doesn't match the required pattern. INVALID_PATTERN_TARGET_ID: You specified a policy target ID that doesn't match the required pattern. INPUT_REQUIRED: You must include a value for all required parameters. INVALID_PAGINATION_TOKEN: Get the value for the NextToken parameter from the response to a previous call of the operation. MAX_FILTER_LIMIT_EXCEEDED: You can specify only one filter parameter for the operation. MOVING_ACCOUNT_BETWEEN_DIFFERENT_ROOTS: You can move an account only between entities in the same root.
ServiceException AWS Organizations can't complete your request because of an internal service error. Try again later.
TooManyRequestsException You've sent too many requests in too short a period of time. The limit helps protect against denial-of-service attacks. Try again later.

Examples

The owner of an organization creates a member account in the organization. The following example shows that when the organization owner creates the member account, the account is preconfigured with the name "Production Account" and an owner email address of susan@example.com. An IAM role is automatically created using the default name because the roleName parameter is not used. AWS Organizations sends Susan a "Welcome to AWS" email:

To create a new account that is automatically part of the organization


var response = client.CreateAccount(new CreateAccountRequest 
{
    AccountName = "Production Account",
    Email = "susan@example.com"
});

CreateAccountStatus createAccountStatus = response.CreateAccountStatus;

            

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

See Also