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[ aws . organizations ]

describe-create-account-status

Description

Retrieves the current status of an asynchronous request to create an account.

This operation can be called only from the organization's master account.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  describe-create-account-status
--create-account-request-id <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--create-account-request-id (string)

Specifies the operationId that uniquely identifies the request. You can get the ID from the response to an earlier CreateAccount request, or from the ListCreateAccountStatus operation.

The regex pattern for an create account request ID string requires "car-" followed by from 8 to 32 lower-case letters or digits.

--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 get the latest status about a request to create an account

The following example shows how to request the latest status for a previous request to create an account in an organization. The specified --request-id comes from the response of the original call to create-account. The account creation request shows by the status field that Organizations successfully completed the creation of the account.

Command:

aws organizations describe-create-account-status --create-account-request-id car-examplecreateaccountrequestid111

Output:

{
  "CreateAccountStatus": {
    "State": "SUCCEEDED",
    "AccountId": "555555555555",
    "AccountName": "Beta account",
    "RequestedTimestamp": 1470684478.687,
    "CompletedTimestamp": 1470684532.472,
    "Id": "car-examplecreateaccountrequestid111"
  }
}

Output

CreateAccountStatus -> (structure)

A structure that contains the current status of an account creation request.

Id -> (string)

The unique identifier (ID) that references this request. You get this value from the response of the initial CreateAccount request to create the account.

The regex pattern for an create account request ID string requires "car-" followed by from 8 to 32 lower-case letters or digits.

AccountName -> (string)

The account name given to the account when it was created.

State -> (string)

The status of the request.

RequestedTimestamp -> (timestamp)

The date and time that the request was made for the account creation.

CompletedTimestamp -> (timestamp)

The date and time that the account was created and the request completed.

AccountId -> (string)

If the account was created successfully, the unique identifier (ID) of the new account.

The regex pattern for an account ID string requires exactly 12 digits.

FailureReason -> (string)

If the request failed, a description of the reason for the failure.

  • ACCOUNT_LIMIT_EXCEEDED: The account could not be created because you have reached the limit on the number of accounts in your organization.
  • EMAIL_ALREADY_EXISTS: The account could not be created because another AWS account with that email address already exists.
  • INVALID_ADDRESS: The account could not be created because the address you provided is not valid.
  • INVALID_EMAIL: The account could not be created because the email address you provided is not valid.
  • INTERNAL_FAILURE: The account could not be created because of an internal failure. Try again later. If the problem persists, contact Customer Support.