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organizations

Description

AWS Organizations is a web service that enables you to consolidate your multiple AWS accounts into an organization and centrally manage your accounts and their resources.

This guide provides descriptions of the Organizations operations. For more information about using this service, see the AWS Organizations User Guide .

Support and feedback for AWS Organizations

We welcome your feedback. Send your comments to feedback-awsorganizations@amazon.com or post your feedback and questions in the AWS Organizations support forum . For more information about the AWS support forums, see Forums Help .

Endpoint to call When using the AWS CLI or the AWS SDK

For the current release of Organizations, specify the us-east-1 region for all AWS API and AWS CLI calls made from the commercial AWS Regions outside of China. If calling from one of the AWS Regions in China, then specify cn-northwest-1 . You can do this in the AWS CLI by using these parameters and commands:

  • Use the following parameter with each command to specify both the endpoint and its region: --endpoint-url https://organizations.us-east-1.amazonaws.com (from commercial AWS Regions outside of China) or --endpoint-url https://organizations.cn-northwest-1.amazonaws.com.cn (from AWS Regions in China)
  • Use the default endpoint, but configure your default region with this command: aws configure set default.region us-east-1 (from commercial AWS Regions outside of China) or aws configure set default.region cn-northwest-1 (from AWS Regions in China)
  • Use the following parameter with each command to specify the endpoint: --region us-east-1 (from commercial AWS Regions outside of China) or --region cn-northwest-1 (from AWS Regions in China)
Recording API Requests

AWS Organizations supports AWS CloudTrail, a service that records AWS API calls for your AWS account and delivers log files to an Amazon S3 bucket. By using information collected by AWS CloudTrail, you can determine which requests the Organizations service received, who made the request and when, and so on. For more about AWS Organizations and its support for AWS CloudTrail, see Logging AWS Organizations Events with AWS CloudTrail in the AWS Organizations User Guide . To learn more about AWS CloudTrail, including how to turn it on and find your log files, see the AWS CloudTrail User Guide .