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Interface OrganizationalUnit

Contains details about an organizational unit (OU). An OU is a container of Amazon Web Services accounts within a root of an organization. Policies that are attached to an OU apply to all accounts contained in that OU and in any child OUs.


  • OrganizationalUnit




Optional Arn

Arn: undefined | string

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of this OU.

For more information about ARNs in Organizations, see ARN Formats Supported by Organizations in the Amazon Web Services Service Authorization Reference.

Optional Id

Id: undefined | string

The unique identifier (ID) associated with this OU.

The regex pattern for an organizational unit ID string requires "ou-" followed by from 4 to 32 lowercase letters or digits (the ID of the root that contains the OU). This string is followed by a second "-" dash and from 8 to 32 additional lowercase letters or digits.

Optional Name

Name: undefined | string

The friendly name of this OU.

The regex pattern that is used to validate this parameter is a string of any of the characters in the ASCII character range.