AWS Organizations
User Guide

Document History for AWS Organizations

The following table describes major documentation updates for AWS Organizations.

  • API version: 2016-11-28

Change Description Date

New service for trusted access

AWS Directory Service added as a service that can work with the accounts in your organization.

September 25, 2018

Email address verification

You must verify that you own the email address that is associated with the master account before you can invite existing accounts to your organization.

September 20, 2018

CreateAccount notifications

CreateAccount notifications are published to the master account's CloudTrail logs.

June 28, 2018

New service for trusted access

AWS Artifact added as a service that can work with the accounts in your organization.

June 20, 2018

New services for trusted access

AWS Config and AWS Firewall Manager added as services that can work with the accounts in your organization.

April 18, 2018

Trusted service access

You can now enable or disable access for select AWS services to work in the accounts in your organization. AWS SSO is the initial supported trusted service.

March 29, 2018

Account removal is now self-service

You can now remove accounts that were created from within AWS Organizations without contacting AWS Support.

December 19, 2017

Added support for new service AWS Single Sign-On

AWS Organizations now supports integration with AWS Single Sign-On (AWS SSO).

December 7, 2017

AWS added a service-linked role to all organization accounts

A service-linked role named AWSServiceRoleForOrganizations is added to all accounts in an organization to enable integration between AWS Organizations and other AWS services.

October 11, 2017

You can now remove created accounts

Customers can now remove created accounts from their organization, with help from AWS Support.

June 15, 2017

Service Launch

Initial version of the AWS Organizations documentation that accompanied the launch of the new service.

February 17, 2017