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[ aws . globalaccelerator ]

create-accelerator

Description

Create an accelerator. An accelerator includes one or more listeners that process inbound connections and direct traffic to one or more endpoint groups, each of which includes endpoints, such as Network Load Balancers. To see an AWS CLI example of creating an accelerator, scroll down to Example .

If you bring your own IP address ranges to AWS Global Accelerator (BYOIP), you can assign IP addresses from your own pool to your accelerator as the static IP address entry points. Only one IP address from each of your IP address ranges can be used for each accelerator.

Warning

You must specify the US West (Oregon) Region to create or update accelerators.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  create-accelerator
--name <value>
[--ip-address-type <value>]
[--ip-addresses <value>]
[--enabled | --no-enabled]
[--idempotency-token <value>]
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--name (string)

The name of an accelerator. The name can have a maximum of 32 characters, must contain only alphanumeric characters or hyphens (-), and must not begin or end with a hyphen.

--ip-address-type (string)

The value for the address type must be IPv4.

Possible values:

  • IPV4

--ip-addresses (list)

Optionally, if you've added your own IP address pool to Global Accelerator, you can choose IP addresses from your own pool to use for the accelerator's static IP addresses. You can specify one or two addresses, separated by a comma. Do not include the /32 suffix.

If you specify only one IP address from your IP address range, Global Accelerator assigns a second static IP address for the accelerator from the AWS IP address pool.

For more information, see Bring Your Own IP Addresses (BYOIP) in the AWS Global Accelerator Developer Guide .

(string)

Syntax:

"string" "string" ...

--enabled | --no-enabled (boolean)

Indicates whether an accelerator is enabled. The value is true or false. The default value is true.

If the value is set to true, an accelerator cannot be deleted. If set to false, the accelerator can be deleted.

--idempotency-token (string)

A unique, case-sensitive identifier that you provide to ensure the idempotency—that is, the uniqueness—of an accelerator.

--tags (list)

Create tags for an accelerator.

For more information, see Tagging in AWS Global Accelerator in the AWS Global Accelerator Developer Guide .

(structure)

A complex type that contains a Tag key and Tag value.

Key -> (string)

A string that contains a Tag key.

Value -> (string)

A string that contains a Tag value.

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.

Examples

To create an accelerator

The following create-accelerator example creates an accelerator with two tags. You must specify the US-West-2 (Oregon) Region to create or update an accelerator.

aws globalaccelerator create-accelerator \
    --name ExampleAccelerator \
    --tags Key="Name",Value="Example Name" Key="Project",Value="Example Project" \
    --region us-west-2 \
    --ip-addresses 192.0.2.250 198.51.100.52

Output:

{
    "Accelerator": {
        "AcceleratorArn": "arn:aws:globalaccelerator::012345678901:accelerator/1234abcd-abcd-1234-abcd-1234abcdefgh",
        "IpAddressType": "IPV4",
        "Name": "ExampleAccelerator",
        "Enabled": true,
        "Status": "IN_PROGRESS",
        "IpSets": [
            {
                "IpAddresses": [
                    "192.0.2.250",
                    "198.51.100.52"
                ],
                "IpFamily": "IPv4"
            }
        ],
        "DnsName":"a1234567890abcdef.awsglobalaccelerator.com",
        "CreatedTime": 1542394847.0,
        "LastModifiedTime": 1542394847.0
    }
}

For more information, see Accelerators in AWS Global Accelerator in the AWS Global Accelerator Developer Guide.

Output

Accelerator -> (structure)

The accelerator that is created by specifying a listener and the supported IP address types.

AcceleratorArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the accelerator.

Name -> (string)

The name of the accelerator. The name must contain only alphanumeric characters or hyphens (-), and must not begin or end with a hyphen.

IpAddressType -> (string)

The value for the address type must be IPv4.

Enabled -> (boolean)

Indicates whether the accelerator is enabled. The value is true or false. The default value is true.

If the value is set to true, the accelerator cannot be deleted. If set to false, accelerator can be deleted.

IpSets -> (list)

The static IP addresses that Global Accelerator associates with the accelerator.

(structure)

A complex type for the set of IP addresses for an accelerator.

IpFamily -> (string)

The types of IP addresses included in this IP set.

IpAddresses -> (list)

The array of IP addresses in the IP address set. An IP address set can have a maximum of two IP addresses.

(string)

DnsName -> (string)

The Domain Name System (DNS) name that Global Accelerator creates that points to your accelerator's static IP addresses.

The naming convention for the DNS name is the following: A lowercase letter a, followed by a 16-bit random hex string, followed by .awsglobalaccelerator.com. For example: a1234567890abcdef.awsglobalaccelerator.com.

For more information about the default DNS name, see Support for DNS Addressing in Global Accelerator in the AWS Global Accelerator Developer Guide .

Status -> (string)

Describes the deployment status of the accelerator.

CreatedTime -> (timestamp)

The date and time that the accelerator was created.

LastModifiedTime -> (timestamp)

The date and time that the accelerator was last modified.