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[ aws . organizations ]

update-organizational-unit

Description

Renames the specified organizational unit (OU). The ID and ARN do not change. The child OUs and accounts remain in place, and any attached policies of the OU remain attached.

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

  update-organizational-unit
--organizational-unit-id <value>
[--name <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--organizational-unit-id (string)

The unique identifier (ID) of the OU that you want to rename. You can get the ID from the list-organizational-units-for-parent operation.

The regex pattern for an organizational unit ID string requires "ou-" followed by from 4 to 32 lower-case letters or digits (the ID of the root that contains the OU) followed by a second "-" dash and from 8 to 32 additional lower-case letters or digits.

--name (string)

The new name that you want to assign to the OU.

The regex pattern that is used to validate this parameter is a string of any of the characters in the ASCII character range.

--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.

--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 rename an OU

This example shows you how to rename an OU: In this example, the OU is renamed "AccountingOU":

aws organizations update-organizational-unit --organizational-unit-id ou-examplerootid111-exampleouid111 --name AccountingOU

The output shows the new name:

{
        "OrganizationalUnit": {
                "Id": "ou-examplerootid111-exampleouid111"
                "Name": "AccountingOU",
                "Arn": "arn:aws:organizations::111111111111:ou/o-exampleorgid/ou-examplerootid111-exampleouid111""
        }
}

Output

OrganizationalUnit -> (structure)

A structure that contains the details about the specified OU, including its new name.

Id -> (string)

The unique identifier (ID) associated with this OU.

The regex pattern for an organizational unit ID string requires "ou-" followed by from 4 to 32 lower-case letters or digits (the ID of the root that contains the OU) followed by a second "-" dash and from 8 to 32 additional lower-case letters or digits.

Arn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of this OU.

For more information about ARNs in Organizations, see ARN Formats Supported by Organizations in the AWS Organizations User Guide .

Name -> (string)

The friendly name of this OU.

The regex pattern that is used to validate this parameter is a string of any of the characters in the ASCII character range.