CreateSite - AWS Global Networks for Transit Gateways


Creates a new site in a global network.

Request Syntax

POST /global-networks/globalNetworkId/sites HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "Description": "string", "Location": { "Address": "string", "Latitude": "string", "Longitude": "string" }, "Tags": [ { "Key": "string", "Value": "string" } ] }

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The ID of the global network.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 0. Maximum length of 50.

Pattern: [\s\S]*

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


A description of your site.

Constraints: Maximum length of 256 characters.

Type: String

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

Pattern: [\s\S]*

Required: No


The site location. This information is used for visualization in the Network Manager console. If you specify the address, the latitude and longitude are automatically calculated.

  • Address: The physical address of the site.

  • Latitude: The latitude of the site.

  • Longitude: The longitude of the site.

Type: Location object

Required: No


The tags to apply to the resource during creation.

Type: Array of Tag objects

Required: No

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "Site": { "CreatedAt": number, "Description": "string", "GlobalNetworkId": "string", "Location": { "Address": "string", "Latitude": "string", "Longitude": "string" }, "SiteArn": "string", "SiteId": "string", "State": "string", "Tags": [ { "Key": "string", "Value": "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.


Information about the site.

Type: Site object


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


You do not have sufficient access to perform this action.

HTTP Status Code: 403


There was a conflict processing the request. Updating or deleting the resource can cause an inconsistent state.

HTTP Status Code: 409


The request has failed due to an internal error.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The specified resource could not be found.

HTTP Status Code: 404


A service limit was exceeded.

HTTP Status Code: 402


The request was denied due to request throttling.

HTTP Status Code: 429


The input fails to satisfy the constraints.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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