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AWS Shield Advanced
AWS Shield Advanced API Reference (API Version 2016-06-02)

CreateSubscription

Activates AWS Shield Advanced for an account.

As part of this request you can specify EmergencySettings that automaticaly grant the DDoS response team (DRT) needed permissions to assist you during a suspected DDoS attack. For more information see Authorize the DDoS Response Team to Create Rules and Web ACLs on Your Behalf.

When you initally create a subscription, your subscription is set to be automatically renewed at the end of the existing subscription period. You can change this by submitting an UpdateSubscription request.

Response Elements

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

Errors

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

InternalErrorException

Exception that indicates that a problem occurred with the service infrastructure. You can retry the request.

HTTP Status Code: 500

ResourceAlreadyExistsException

Exception indicating the specified resource already exists.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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