CreateTemplateAlias -


Creates a template alias for a template.

Request Syntax

POST /accounts/AwsAccountId/templates/TemplateId/aliases/AliasName HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "TemplateVersionNumber": number }

URI Request Parameters

The request requires the following URI parameters.


The name that you want to give to the template alias that you're creating. Don't start the alias name with the $ character. Alias names that start with $ are reserved by QuickSight.

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

Pattern: [\w\-]+|(\$LATEST)|(\$PUBLISHED)


The ID of the AWS account that contains the template that you creating an alias for.

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 12.

Pattern: ^[0-9]{12}$


An ID for the template.

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

Pattern: [\w\-]+

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The version number of the template.

Type: Long

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1.

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 Status Content-type: application/json { "RequestId": "string", "TemplateAlias": { "AliasName": "string", "Arn": "string", "TemplateVersionNumber": number } }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back the following HTTP response.


The HTTP status of the request.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


The AWS request ID for this operation.

Type: String


Information about the template alias.

Type: TemplateAlias object


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


Updating or deleting a resource can cause an inconsistent state.

HTTP Status Code: 409


An internal failure occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 500


A limit is exceeded.

HTTP Status Code: 409


The resource specified already exists.

HTTP Status Code: 409


One or more resources can't be found.

HTTP Status Code: 404


Access is throttled.

HTTP Status Code: 429


This error indicates that you are calling an operation on an Amazon QuickSight subscription where the edition doesn't include support for that operation. Amazon QuickSight currently has Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition. Not every operation and capability is available in every edition.

HTTP Status Code: 403

See Also

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