AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Container for the parameters to the CreateUser operation. Creates a new IAM user for your AWS account.

For information about limitations on the number of IAM users 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 CreateUserRequest : AmazonIdentityManagementServiceRequest

The CreateUserRequest type exposes the following members


Public Method CreateUserRequest()

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

Public Method CreateUserRequest(string)

Instantiates CreateUserRequest with the parameterized properties


Public Property Path System.String

Gets and sets the property Path.

The path for the user name. 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.

Public Property UserName System.String

Gets and sets the property UserName.

The name of the user to create.

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: =,.@-. User names are not distinguished by case. For example, you cannot create users named both "TESTUSER" and "testuser".


The following create-user command creates an IAM user named Bob in the current account.

To create an IAM user

var response = client.CreateUser(new CreateUserRequest 
    UserName = "Bob"

User user = response.User;


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