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Updates account details for the specified Amazon Chime account. Currently, only account name and default license updates are supported for this action.

See also: AWS API Documentation


--account-id <value>
[--name <value>]
[--default-license <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]


--account-id (string)

The Amazon Chime account ID.

--name (string)

The new name for the specified Amazon Chime account.

--default-license (string)

The default license applied when you add users to an Amazon Chime account.

Possible values:

  • Basic
  • Plus
  • Pro
  • ProTrial

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.



To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal's quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

To update an account

The following update-account example updates the specified account name.

aws chime update-account \
    --account-id a1b2c3d4-5678-90ab-cdef-11111EXAMPLE \
    --name MyAccountName


    "Account": {
        "AwsAccountId": "111122223333",
        "AccountId": "a1b2c3d4-5678-90ab-cdef-11111EXAMPLE",
        "Name": "MyAccountName",
        "AccountType": "Team",
        "CreatedTimestamp": "2018-09-04T21:44:22.292Z",
        "DefaultLicense": "Pro",
        "SupportedLicenses": [
        "SigninDelegateGroups": [
                "GroupName": "myGroup"

For more information, see Renaming Your Account in the Amazon Chime Administration Guide.


Account -> (structure)

The updated Amazon Chime account details.

AwsAccountId -> (string)

The AWS account ID.

AccountId -> (string)

The Amazon Chime account ID.

Name -> (string)

The Amazon Chime account name.

AccountType -> (string)

The Amazon Chime account type. For more information about different account types, see Managing Your Amazon Chime Accounts in the Amazon Chime Administration Guide .

CreatedTimestamp -> (timestamp)

The Amazon Chime account creation timestamp, in ISO 8601 format.

DefaultLicense -> (string)

The default license for the Amazon Chime account.

SupportedLicenses -> (list)

Supported licenses for the Amazon Chime account.


AccountStatus -> (string)

The status of the account.

SigninDelegateGroups -> (list)

The sign-in delegate groups associated with the account.


An Active Directory (AD) group whose members are granted permission to act as delegates.

GroupName -> (string)

The group name.