AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Container for the parameters to the UpdateOrganizationalUnit operation. Renames the specified organizational unit (OU). The ID and ARN do not change. The child OUs and accounts remain in place, and any attached policies of the OU remain attached.

This operation can be called only from the organization's master account.

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


public class UpdateOrganizationalUnitRequest : AmazonOrganizationsRequest

The UpdateOrganizationalUnitRequest type exposes the following members



Public Property Name System.String

Gets and sets the property Name.

The new name that you want to assign to the OU.

The regex pattern that is used to validate this parameter is a string of any of the characters in the ASCII character range.

Public Property OrganizationalUnitId System.String

Gets and sets the property OrganizationalUnitId.

The unique identifier (ID) of the OU that you want to rename. You can get the ID from the ListOrganizationalUnitsForParent operation.

The regex pattern for an organizational unit ID string requires "ou-" followed by from 4 to 32 lower-case letters or digits (the ID of the root that contains the OU) followed by a second "-" dash and from 8 to 32 additional lower-case letters or digits.


The following example shows how to rename an OU. The output confirms the new name:/n/n

To rename an organizational unit

var response = client.UpdateOrganizationalUnit(new UpdateOrganizationalUnitRequest 
    Name = "AccountingOU",
    OrganizationalUnitId = "ou-examplerootid111-exampleouid111"

OrganizationalUnit organizationalUnit = response.OrganizationalUnit;


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