CreatePlaceIndex - Amazon Location Service

CreatePlaceIndex

Creates a place index resource in your AWS account. Use a place index resource to geocode addresses and other text queries by using the SearchPlaceIndexForText operation, and reverse geocode coordinates by using the SearchPlaceIndexForPosition operation, and enable autosuggestions by using the SearchPlaceIndexForSuggestions operation.

Note

If your application is tracking or routing assets you use in your business, such as delivery vehicles or employees, you may only use HERE as your geolocation provider. See section 82 of the AWS service terms for more details.

Request Syntax

POST /places/v0/indexes HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "DataSource": "string", "DataSourceConfiguration": { "IntendedUse": "string" }, "Description": "string", "IndexName": "string", "PricingPlan": "string", "Tags": { "string" : "string" } }

URI Request Parameters

The request does not use any URI parameters.

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

DataSource

Specifies the geospatial data provider for the new place index.

Note

This field is case-sensitive. Enter the valid values as shown. For example, entering HERE returns an error.

Valid values include:

For additional information , see Data providers on the Amazon Location Service Developer Guide.

Type: String

Required: Yes

DataSourceConfiguration

Specifies the data storage option requesting Places.

Type: DataSourceConfiguration object

Required: No

Description

The optional description for the place index resource.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 1000.

Required: No

IndexName

The name of the place index resource.

Requirements:

  • Contain only alphanumeric characters (A–Z, a–z, 0–9), hyphens (-), periods (.), and underscores (_).

  • Must be a unique place index resource name.

  • No spaces allowed. For example, ExamplePlaceIndex.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 100.

Pattern: ^[-._\w]+$

Required: Yes

PricingPlan

This parameter has been deprecated.

No longer used. If included, the only allowed value is RequestBasedUsage.

Type: String

Valid Values: RequestBasedUsage | MobileAssetTracking | MobileAssetManagement

Required: No

Tags

Applies one or more tags to the place index resource. A tag is a key-value pair that helps you manage, identify, search, and filter your resources.

Format: "key" : "value"

Restrictions:

  • Maximum 50 tags per resource.

  • Each tag key must be unique and must have exactly one associated value.

  • Maximum key length: 128 Unicode characters in UTF-8.

  • Maximum value length: 256 Unicode characters in UTF-8.

  • Can use alphanumeric characters (A–Z, a–z, 0–9), and the following characters: + - = . _ : / @

  • Cannot use "aws:" as a prefix for a key.

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.

Key Pattern: ^[a-zA-Z+-=._:/]+$

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

Value Pattern: ^[A-Za-z0-9 _=@:.+-/]*$

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "CreateTime": number, "IndexArn": "string", "IndexName": "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.

CreateTime

The timestamp for when the place index resource was created in ISO 8601 format: YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss.sssZ.

Type: Timestamp

IndexArn

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for the place index resource. Used to specify a resource across AWS.

  • Format example: arn:aws:geo:region:account-id:place-index/ExamplePlaceIndex

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 1600.

Pattern: ^arn(:[a-z0-9]+([.-][a-z0-9]+)*){2}(:([a-z0-9]+([.-][a-z0-9]+)*)?){2}:([^/].*)?$

IndexName

The name for the place index resource.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 100.

Pattern: ^[-._\w]+$

Errors

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

AccessDeniedException

The request was denied because of insufficient access or permissions. Check with an administrator to verify your permissions.

HTTP Status Code: 403

ConflictException

The request was unsuccessful because of a conflict.

HTTP Status Code: 409

InternalServerException

The request has failed to process because of an unknown server error, exception, or failure.

HTTP Status Code: 500

ThrottlingException

The request was denied because of request throttling.

HTTP Status Code: 429

ValidationException

The input failed to meet the constraints specified by the 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: