CreateInstanceProfile - AWS Identity and Access Management

CreateInstanceProfile

Creates a new instance profile. For information about instance profiles, see Using roles for applications on Amazon EC2 in the IAM User Guide, and Instance profiles in the Amazon EC2 User Guide.

For information about the number of instance profiles you can create, see IAM object quotas in the IAM User Guide.

Request Parameters

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

InstanceProfileName

The name of the instance profile to create.

This parameter allows (through its regex pattern) a string of characters consisting of upper and lowercase alphanumeric characters with no spaces. You can also include any of the following characters: _+=,.@-

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [\w+=,.@-]+

Required: Yes

Path

The path to the instance profile. For more information about paths, see IAM Identifiers in the IAM User Guide.

This parameter is optional. If it is not included, it defaults to a slash (/).

This parameter allows (through its regex pattern) a string of characters consisting of either a forward slash (/) by itself or a string that must begin and end with forward slashes. In addition, it can contain any ASCII character from the ! (\u0021) through the DEL character (\u007F), including most punctuation characters, digits, and upper and lowercased letters.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 512.

Pattern: (\u002F)|(\u002F[\u0021-\u007F]+\u002F)

Required: No

Tags.member.N

A list of tags that you want to attach to the newly created IAM instance profile. Each tag consists of a key name and an associated value. For more information about tagging, see Tagging IAM resources in the IAM User Guide.

Note

If any one of the tags is invalid or if you exceed the allowed maximum number of tags, then the entire request fails and the resource is not created.

Type: Array of Tag objects

Array Members: Maximum number of 50 items.

Required: No

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.

InstanceProfile

A structure containing details about the new instance profile.

Type: InstanceProfile object

Errors

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

ConcurrentModification

The request was rejected because multiple requests to change this object were submitted simultaneously. Wait a few minutes and submit your request again.

HTTP Status Code: 409

EntityAlreadyExists

The request was rejected because it attempted to create a resource that already exists.

HTTP Status Code: 409

InvalidInput

The request was rejected because an invalid or out-of-range value was supplied for an input parameter.

HTTP Status Code: 400

LimitExceeded

The request was rejected because it attempted to create resources beyond the current AWS account limits. The error message describes the limit exceeded.

HTTP Status Code: 409

ServiceFailure

The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.

HTTP Status Code: 500

Examples

Example

This example illustrates one usage of CreateInstanceProfile.

Sample Request

https://iam.amazonaws.com/?Action=CreateInstanceProfile &InstanceProfileName=Webserver &Path=/application_abc/component_xyz/ &Version=2010-05-08 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<CreateInstanceProfileResponse xmlns="https://iam.amazonaws.com/doc/2010-05-08/"> <CreateInstanceProfileResult> <InstanceProfile> <InstanceProfileId>AIPAD5ARO2C5EXAMPLE3G</InstanceProfileId> <Roles/> <InstanceProfileName>Webserver</InstanceProfileName> <Path>/application_abc/component_xyz/</Path> <Arn>arn:aws:iam::123456789012:instance-profile/application_abc/component_xyz/Webserver</Arn> <CreateDate>2012-05-09T16:11:10.222Z</CreateDate> </InstanceProfile> </CreateInstanceProfileResult> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>974142ee-99f1-11e1-a4c3-27EXAMPLE804</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </CreateInstanceProfileResponse>

See Also

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