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create-directory

Description

Creates a Simple AD directory. For more information, see Simple Active Directory in the AWS Directory Service Admin Guide .

Before you call CreateDirectory , ensure that all of the required permissions have been explicitly granted through a policy. For details about what permissions are required to run the CreateDirectory operation, see AWS Directory Service API Permissions: Actions, Resources, and Conditions Reference .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  create-directory
--name <value>
[--short-name <value>]
--password <value>
[--description <value>]
--size <value>
[--vpc-settings <value>]
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--name (string)

The fully qualified name for the directory, such as corp.example.com .

--short-name (string)

The NetBIOS name of the directory, such as CORP .

--password (string)

The password for the directory administrator. The directory creation process creates a directory administrator account with the user name Administrator and this password.

If you need to change the password for the administrator account, you can use the ResetUserPassword API call.

--description (string)

A description for the directory.

--size (string)

The size of the directory.

Possible values:

  • Small
  • Large

--vpc-settings (structure)

A DirectoryVpcSettings object that contains additional information for the operation.

VpcId -> (string)

The identifier of the VPC in which to create the directory.

SubnetIds -> (list)

The identifiers of the subnets for the directory servers. The two subnets must be in different Availability Zones. AWS Directory Service creates a directory server and a DNS server in each of these subnets.

(string)

Shorthand Syntax:

VpcId=string,SubnetIds=string,string

JSON Syntax:

{
  "VpcId": "string",
  "SubnetIds": ["string", ...]
}

--tags (list)

The tags to be assigned to the Simple AD directory.

(structure)

Metadata assigned to a directory consisting of a key-value pair.

Key -> (string)

Required name of the tag. The string value can be Unicode characters and cannot be prefixed with "aws:". The string can contain only the set of Unicode letters, digits, white-space, '_', '.', '/', '=', '+', '-' (Java regex: "^([\p{L}\p{Z}\p{N}_.:/=+\-]*)$").

Value -> (string)

The optional value of the tag. The string value can be Unicode characters. The string can contain only the set of Unicode letters, digits, white-space, '_', '.', '/', '=', '+', '-' (Java regex: "^([\p{L}\p{Z}\p{N}_.:/=+\-]*)$").

Shorthand Syntax:

Key=string,Value=string ...

JSON Syntax:

[
  {
    "Key": "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.

Output

DirectoryId -> (string)

The identifier of the directory that was created.