CreateConnection - AWS Glue


Creates a connection definition in the Data Catalog.

Connections used for creating federated resources require the IAM glue:PassConnection permission.

Request Syntax

{ "CatalogId": "string", "ConnectionInput": { "ConnectionProperties": { "string" : "string" }, "ConnectionType": "string", "Description": "string", "MatchCriteria": [ "string" ], "Name": "string", "PhysicalConnectionRequirements": { "AvailabilityZone": "string", "SecurityGroupIdList": [ "string" ], "SubnetId": "string" } }, "Tags": { "string" : "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.


The ID of the Data Catalog in which to create the connection. If none is provided, the AWS account ID is used by default.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\t]*

Required: No


A ConnectionInput object defining the connection to create.

Type: ConnectionInput object

Required: Yes


The tags you assign to the connection.

Type: String to string map

Map Entries: Minimum number of 0 items. Maximum number of 50 items.

Key Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Value Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 256.

Required: No

Response Elements

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


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


A resource to be created or added already exists.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An encryption operation failed.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The input provided was not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The operation timed out.

HTTP Status Code: 400


A resource numerical limit was exceeded.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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