AWS Transfer for SFTP
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Attaches a key-value pair to a resource, as identified by its Amazon Resource Name (ARN). Resources are users, servers, roles, and other entities.

There is no response returned from this call.

Request Syntax

{ "Arn": "string", "Tags": [ { "Key": "string", "Value": "string" } ] }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


An Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for a specific AWS resource, such as a server, user, or role.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 20. Maximum length of 1600.

Required: Yes


Key-value pairs assigned to ARNs that you can use to group and search for resources by type. You can attach this metadata to user accounts for any purpose.

Type: Array of Tag objects

Array Members: Minimum number of 1 item. Maximum number of 50 items.

Required: Yes

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.


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


This exception is thrown when an error occurs in the AWS Transfer for SFTP service.

HTTP Status Code: 500


This exception is thrown when the client submits a malformed request.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The request has failed because the AWS Transfer for SFTP service is not available.

HTTP Status Code: 500



The following example adds a tag to a server.

Sample Request

{ "Arn": "arn:aws:transfer:us-east-1:176354371281:server/s-01234567890abcdef", "Tags": [ { "Key": "Group", "Value": "Europe" } ] }


Sample Response

HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.

See Also

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