CreateContact - AWS Systems Manager Incident Manager

CreateContact

Contacts are either the contacts that Incident Manager engages during an incident or the escalation plans that Incident Manager uses to engage contacts in phases during an incident.

Request Syntax

{ "Alias": "string", "DisplayName": "string", "IdempotencyToken": "string", "Plan": { "Stages": [ { "DurationInMinutes": number, "Targets": [ { "ChannelTargetInfo": { "ContactChannelId": "string", "RetryIntervalInMinutes": number }, "ContactTargetInfo": { "ContactId": "string", "IsEssential": boolean } } ] } ] }, "Tags": [ { "Key": "string", "Value": "string" } ], "Type": "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.

Alias

The short name to quickly identify a contact or escalation plan. The contact alias must be unique and identifiable.

Type: String

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

Pattern: ^[a-z0-9_\-]*$

Required: Yes

DisplayName

The full name of the contact or escalation plan.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: ^[\p{L}\p{Z}\p{N}_.\-]*$

Required: No

IdempotencyToken

A token ensuring that the action is called only once with the specified details.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 2048.

Pattern: ^[\\\/a-zA-Z0-9_+=\-]*$

Required: No

Plan

A list of stages. A contact has an engagement plan with stages that contact specified contact channels. An escalation plan uses stages that contact specified contacts.

Type: Plan object

Required: Yes

Tags

Adds a tag to the target. You can only tag resources created in the first Region of your replication set.

Type: Array of Tag objects

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

Required: No

Type

To create an escalation plan use ESCALATION. To create a contact use PERSONAL.

Type: String

Valid Values: PERSONAL | ESCALATION

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "ContactArn": "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.

ContactArn

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the created contact or escalation plan.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 2048.

Pattern: arn:(aws|aws-cn|aws-us-gov):ssm-contacts:[-\w+=\/,.@]*:[0-9]+:([\w+=\/,.@:-]+)*

Errors

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

AccessDeniedException

You don't have sufficient access to perform this action.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ConflictException

Updating or deleting a resource causes an inconsistent state.

HTTP Status Code: 400

DataEncryptionException

The action failed to due an encryption key error.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InternalServerException

Unexpected error occurred while processing the request.

HTTP Status Code: 500

ServiceQuotaExceededException

Request would cause a service quota to be exceeded.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ThrottlingException

The request was denied due to request throttling.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ValidationException

The input fails to satisfy the constraints specified by an AWS service.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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