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Creates a computer account in the specified directory, and joins the computer to the directory.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--directory-id <value>
--computer-name <value>
--password <value>
[--organizational-unit-distinguished-name <value>]
[--computer-attributes <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--directory-id (string)

The identifier of the directory in which to create the computer account.

--computer-name (string)

The name of the computer account.

--password (string)

A one-time password that is used to join the computer to the directory. You should generate a random, strong password to use for this parameter.

--organizational-unit-distinguished-name (string)

The fully-qualified distinguished name of the organizational unit to place the computer account in.

--computer-attributes (list)

An array of Attribute objects that contain any LDAP attributes to apply to the computer account.

Shorthand Syntax:

Name=string,Value=string ...

JSON Syntax:

    "Name": "string",
    "Value": "string"

--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.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


Computer -> (structure)

A Computer object that represents the computer account.

ComputerId -> (string)

The identifier of the computer.

ComputerName -> (string)

The computer name.

ComputerAttributes -> (list)

An array of Attribute objects containing the LDAP attributes that belong to the computer account.


Represents a named directory attribute.

Name -> (string)

The name of the attribute.

Value -> (string)

The value of the attribute.