CreateChannelMembership - Amazon Chime

CreateChannelMembership

Adds a user to a channel. The InvitedBy field in ChannelMembership is derived from the request header. A channel member can:

  • List messages

  • Send messages

  • Receive messages

  • Edit their own messages

  • Leave the channel

Privacy settings impact this action as follows:

  • Public Channels: You do not need to be a member to list messages, but you must be a member to send messages.

  • Private Channels: You must be a member to list or send messages.

Note

The x-amz-chime-bearer request header is mandatory. Use the AppInstanceUserArn of the user that makes the API call as the value in the header.

Request Syntax

POST /channels/channelArn/memberships HTTP/1.1 x-amz-chime-bearer: ChimeBearer Content-type: application/json { "MemberArn": "string", "Type": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.

channelArn

The ARN of the channel to which you're adding users.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 5. Maximum length of 1600.

Pattern: arn:[a-z0-9-\.]{1,63}:[a-z0-9-\.]{0,63}:[a-z0-9-\.]{0,63}:[a-z0-9-\.]{0,63}:[^/].{0,1023}

Required: Yes

ChimeBearer

The AppInstanceUserArn of the user that makes the API call.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 5. Maximum length of 1600.

Pattern: arn:[a-z0-9-\.]{1,63}:[a-z0-9-\.]{0,63}:[a-z0-9-\.]{0,63}:[a-z0-9-\.]{0,63}:[^/].{0,1023}

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

MemberArn

The AppInstanceUserArn of the member you want to add to the channel.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 5. Maximum length of 1600.

Pattern: arn:[a-z0-9-\.]{1,63}:[a-z0-9-\.]{0,63}:[a-z0-9-\.]{0,63}:[a-z0-9-\.]{0,63}:[^/].{0,1023}

Required: Yes

Type

The membership type of a user, DEFAULT or HIDDEN. Default members are always returned as part of ListChannelMemberships. Hidden members are only returned if the type filter in ListChannelMemberships equals HIDDEN. Otherwise hidden members are not returned. This is only supported by moderators.

Type: String

Valid Values: DEFAULT | HIDDEN

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 201 Content-type: application/json { "ChannelArn": "string", "Member": { "Arn": "string", "Name": "string" } }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 201 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

ChannelArn

The ARN of the channel.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 5. Maximum length of 1600.

Pattern: arn:[a-z0-9-\.]{1,63}:[a-z0-9-\.]{0,63}:[a-z0-9-\.]{0,63}:[a-z0-9-\.]{0,63}:[^/].{0,1023}

Member

The ARN and metadata of the member being added.

Type: Identity object

Errors

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

BadRequestException

The input parameters don't match the service's restrictions.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ConflictException

The request could not be processed because of conflict in the current state of the resource.

HTTP Status Code: 409

ForbiddenException

The client is permanently forbidden from making the request.

HTTP Status Code: 403

ResourceLimitExceededException

The request exceeds the resource limit.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ServiceFailureException

The service encountered an unexpected error.

HTTP Status Code: 500

ServiceUnavailableException

The service is currently unavailable.

HTTP Status Code: 503

ThrottledClientException

The client exceeded its request rate limit.

HTTP Status Code: 429

UnauthorizedClientException

The client is not currently authorized to make the request.

HTTP Status Code: 401

See Also

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