AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Container for the parameters to the CreateGroup operation. Creates a new group.

For information about the number of groups you can create, see Limitations on IAM Entities in the IAM User Guide.

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


public class CreateGroupRequest : AmazonIdentityManagementServiceRequest

The CreateGroupRequest type exposes the following members


Public Method CreateGroupRequest()

Empty constructor used to set properties independently even when a simple constructor is available

Public Method CreateGroupRequest(string)

Instantiates CreateGroupRequest with the parameterized properties


Public Property GroupName System.String

Gets and sets the property GroupName.

The name of the group to create. Do not include the path in this value.

This parameter allows (per its regex pattern) a string of characters consisting of upper and lowercase alphanumeric characters with no spaces. You can also include any of the following characters: =,.@-. The group name must be unique within the account. Group names are not distinguished by case. For example, you cannot create groups named both "ADMINS" and "admins".

Public Property Path System.String

Gets and sets the property Path.

The path to the group. For more information about paths, see IAM Identifiers in the IAM User Guide.

This parameter is optional. If it is not included, it defaults to a slash (/).

This paramater allows (per its regex pattern) a string of characters consisting of either a forward slash (/) by itself or a string that must begin and end with forward slashes, containing any ASCII character from the ! (\u0021) thru the DEL character (\u007F), including most punctuation characters, digits, and upper and lowercased letters.


The following command creates an IAM group named Admins.

To create an IAM group

var response = client.CreateGroup(new CreateGroupRequest 
    GroupName = "Admins"

Group group = response.Group;


Version Information

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 1.3

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

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

Supported Versions: 4.6 and above
Supported Platforms: Android, iOS, Standalone