CreateLocationFsxWindows - AWS DataSync

CreateLocationFsxWindows

Creates an endpoint for an Amazon FSx for Windows File Server file system.

Request Syntax

{ "Domain": "string", "FsxFilesystemArn": "string", "Password": "string", "SecurityGroupArns": [ "string" ], "Subdirectory": "string", "Tags": [ { "Key": "string", "Value": "string" } ], "User": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

Domain

Specifies the name of the Windows domain that the FSx for Windows File Server belongs to.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 253.

Pattern: ^[A-Za-z0-9]((\.|-+)?[A-Za-z0-9]){0,252}$

Required: No

FsxFilesystemArn

Specifies the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for the FSx for Windows File Server file system.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: ^arn:(aws|aws-cn|aws-us-gov|aws-iso|aws-iso-b):fsx:[a-z\-0-9]*:[0-9]{12}:file-system/fs-.*$

Required: Yes

Password

Specifies the password of the user who has the permissions to access files and folders in the file system.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 104.

Pattern: ^.{0,104}$

Required: Yes

SecurityGroupArns

Specifies the ARNs of the security groups that provide access to your file system's preferred subnet.

Note

If you choose a security group that doesn't allow connections from within itself, do one of the following:

  • Configure the security group to allow it to communicate within itself.

  • Choose a different security group that can communicate with the mount target's security group.

Type: Array of strings

Array Members: Minimum number of 1 item. Maximum number of 5 items.

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: ^arn:(aws|aws-cn|aws-us-gov|aws-iso|aws-iso-b):ec2:[a-z\-0-9]*:[0-9]{12}:security-group/.*$

Required: Yes

Subdirectory

Specifies a mount path for your file system using forward slashes. This is where DataSync reads or writes data (depending on if this is a source or destination location).

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 4096.

Pattern: ^[a-zA-Z0-9_\-\+\./\(\)\$\p{Zs}]+$

Required: No

Tags

Specifies labels that help you categorize, filter, and search for your AWS resources. We recommend creating at least a name tag for your location.

Type: Array of TagListEntry objects

Array Members: Minimum number of 0 items. Maximum number of 50 items.

Required: No

User

Specifies the user who has the permissions to access files and folders in the file system.

For information about choosing a user name that ensures sufficient permissions to files, folders, and metadata, see user.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 104.

Pattern: ^[^\x5B\x5D\\/:;|=,+*?]{1,104}$

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "LocationArn": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

LocationArn

The ARN of the FSx for Windows File Server file system location you created.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: ^arn:(aws|aws-cn|aws-us-gov|aws-iso|aws-iso-b):datasync:[a-z\-0-9]+:[0-9]{12}:location/loc-[0-9a-z]{17}$

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

InternalException

This exception is thrown when an error occurs in the AWS DataSync service.

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidRequestException

This exception is thrown when the client submits a malformed request.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: