Create an alias for an IAM account using an AWS SDK - AWS SDK Code Examples

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Create an alias for an IAM account using an AWS SDK

The following code examples show how to create an alias for an IAM account.

C++
SDK for C++
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bool AwsDoc::IAM::createAccountAlias(const Aws::String &aliasName, const Aws::Client::ClientConfiguration &clientConfig) { Aws::IAM::IAMClient iam(clientConfig); Aws::IAM::Model::CreateAccountAliasRequest request; request.SetAccountAlias(aliasName); Aws::IAM::Model::CreateAccountAliasOutcome outcome = iam.CreateAccountAlias( request); if (!outcome.IsSuccess()) { std::cerr << "Error creating account alias " << aliasName << ": " << outcome.GetError().GetMessage() << std::endl; } else { std::cout << "Successfully created account alias " << aliasName << std::endl; } return outcome.IsSuccess(); }
Java
SDK for Java 2.x
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public static void createIAMAccountAlias(IamClient iam, String alias) { try { CreateAccountAliasRequest request = CreateAccountAliasRequest.builder() .accountAlias(alias) .build(); iam.createAccountAlias(request); System.out.println("Successfully created account alias: " + alias); } catch (IamException e) { System.err.println(e.awsErrorDetails().errorMessage()); System.exit(1); } }
JavaScript
SDK for JavaScript V3
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Create the client.

import { IAMClient } from "@aws-sdk/client-iam"; // Set the AWS Region. const REGION = "REGION"; // For example, "us-east-1". // Create an IAM service client object. const iamClient = new IAMClient({ region: REGION }); export { iamClient };

Create the account alias.

// Import required AWS SDK clients and commands for Node.js. import { iamClient } from "./libs/iamClient.js"; import { CreateAccountAliasCommand } from "@aws-sdk/client-iam"; // Set the parameters. export const params = { AccountAlias: "ACCOUNT_ALIAS" }; //ACCOUNT_ALIAS export const run = async () => { try { const data = await iamClient.send(new CreateAccountAliasCommand(params)); console.log("Success", data); return data; } catch (err) { console.log("Error", err); } }; run();
SDK for JavaScript V2
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// Load the AWS SDK for Node.js var AWS = require('aws-sdk'); // Set the region AWS.config.update({region: 'REGION'}); // Create the IAM service object var iam = new AWS.IAM({apiVersion: '2010-05-08'}); iam.createAccountAlias({AccountAlias: process.argv[2]}, function(err, data) { if (err) { console.log("Error", err); } else { console.log("Success", data); } });
Kotlin
SDK for Kotlin
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This is prerelease documentation for a feature in preview release. It is subject to change.

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suspend fun createIAMAccountAlias(alias: String) { val request = CreateAccountAliasRequest { accountAlias = alias } IamClient { region = "AWS_GLOBAL" }.use { iamClient -> iamClient.createAccountAlias(request) println("Successfully created account alias named $alias") } }
Python
SDK for Python (Boto3)
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def create_alias(alias): """ Creates an alias for the current account. The alias can be used in place of the account ID in the sign-in URL. An account can have only one alias. When a new alias is created, it replaces any existing alias. :param alias: The alias to assign to the account. """ try: iam.create_account_alias(AccountAlias=alias) logger.info("Created an alias '%s' for your account.", alias) except ClientError: logger.exception("Couldn't create alias '%s' for your account.", alias) raise