CreateLocationObjectStorage - AWS DataSync

CreateLocationObjectStorage

Creates an endpoint for an object storage system that AWS DataSync can access for a transfer. For more information, see Creating a location for object storage.

Request Syntax

{ "AccessKey": "string", "AgentArns": [ "string" ], "BucketName": "string", "SecretKey": "string", "ServerHostname": "string", "ServerPort": number, "ServerProtocol": "string", "Subdirectory": "string", "Tags": [ { "Key": "string", "Value": "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.

AccessKey

Specifies the access key (for example, a user name) if credentials are required to authenticate with the object storage server.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 8. Maximum length of 200.

Pattern: ^.+$

Required: No

AgentArns

Specifies the Amazon Resource Names (ARNs) of the DataSync agents that can securely connect with your location.

Type: Array of strings

Array Members: Minimum number of 1 item. Maximum number of 4 items.

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}:agent/agent-[0-9a-z]{17}$

Required: Yes

BucketName

Specifies the name of the object storage bucket involved in the transfer.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 3. Maximum length of 63.

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

Required: Yes

SecretKey

Specifies the secret key (for example, a password) if credentials are required to authenticate with the object storage server.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 8. Maximum length of 200.

Pattern: ^.+$

Required: No

ServerHostname

Specifies the domain name or IP address of the object storage server. A DataSync agent uses this hostname to mount the object storage server in a network.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: ^(([a-zA-Z0-9\-]*[a-zA-Z0-9])\.)*([A-Za-z0-9\-]*[A-Za-z0-9])$

Required: Yes

ServerPort

Specifies the port that your object storage server accepts inbound network traffic on (for example, port 443).

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1. Maximum value of 65536.

Required: No

ServerProtocol

Specifies the protocol that your object storage server uses to communicate.

Type: String

Valid Values: HTTPS | HTTP

Required: No

Subdirectory

Specifies the object prefix for your object storage server. If this is a source location, DataSync only copies objects with this prefix. If this is a destination location, DataSync writes all objects with this prefix.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 4096.

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

Required: No

Tags

Specifies the key-value pair that represents a tag that you want to add to the resource. Tags can help you manage, filter, and search for your resources. We recommend creating 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

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

Specifies the ARN of the object storage system location that you create.

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: