Amazon Elastic Container Service
API Reference (API Version 2014-11-13)


Modifies the ARN and resource ID format of a resource type for all IAM users on an account for which no individual account setting has been set. Enabling this setting is required to use new Amazon ECS features such as resource tagging.

Request Syntax

{ "name": "string", "value": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The resource type to enable the new format for. If serviceLongArnFormat is specified, the ARN for your Amazon ECS services is affected. If taskLongArnFormat is specified, the ARN and resource ID for your Amazon ECS tasks are affected. If containerInstanceLongArnFormat is specified, the ARN and resource ID for your Amazon ECS container instances are affected.

Type: String

Valid Values: serviceLongArnFormat | taskLongArnFormat | containerInstanceLongArnFormat

Required: Yes


The account setting value for the specified principal ARN. Accepted values are enabled and disabled.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "setting": { "name": "string", "principalArn": "string", "value": "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.


The current account setting for a resource.

Type: Setting object


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


These errors are usually caused by a client action, such as using an action or resource on behalf of a user that doesn't have permissions to use the action or resource, or specifying an identifier that is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified parameter is invalid. Review the available parameters for the API request.

HTTP Status Code: 400


These errors are usually caused by a server issue.

HTTP Status Code: 500

See Also

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