AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates an alias for your AWS account. For information about using an AWS account alias, see Using an Alias for Your AWS Account ID in the IAM User Guide.


For .NET Core this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to CreateAccountAliasAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.IdentityManagement
Assembly: AWSSDK.IdentityManagement.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public virtual CreateAccountAliasResponse CreateAccountAlias(
         CreateAccountAliasRequest request
Type: Amazon.IdentityManagement.Model.CreateAccountAliasRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the CreateAccountAlias service method.

Return Value
The response from the CreateAccountAlias service method, as returned by IdentityManagementService.


EntityAlreadyExistsException The request was rejected because it attempted to create a resource that already exists.
LimitExceededException The request was rejected because it attempted to create resources beyond the current AWS account limitations. The error message describes the limit exceeded.
ServiceFailureException The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.


The following command associates the alias examplecorp to your AWS account.

To create an account alias

var response = client.CreateAccountAlias(new CreateAccountAliasRequest 
    AccountAlias = "examplecorp"


Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

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