Last updated: 2019-09-09 21:43:44


1. API Description

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This API creates an SAML identity provider

Default API request rate limit: 20 requests/sec.

2. Input Parameters

The following parameters are required for requesting this API, including action-specific parameters and common parameters. For more information about common parameters for all requests, see Common Request Parameters.

Parameter name Required Type Description
Action Yes String Common parameter; the name of this API: CreateSAMLProvider
Version Yes String Common parameter; the version of this API: 2019-01-16
Region No String Common parameter; optional for this API.
Name Yes String SAML identity provider name
Description Yes String Description of the SAML identity provider
SAMLMetadataDocument Yes String Base64-encoded metadata document of the SAML identity provider

3. Output Parameters

Parameter name Type Description
ProviderArn String Resource descriptor of the SAML identity provider
RequestId String The ID of the request. Each request returns a unique ID. The RequestId is required to troubleshoot issues.

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6. Error Codes

The following error codes are API business logic-related. For other error codes, see Common Error Codes.

Error Code Description
InvalidParameter.IdentityNameInUse The name of the identity provider already exists.
InvalidParameterValue.MetadataError Error with the metadata document of the identity provider.
InvalidParameterValue.NameError Error with the name of the identity provider.
LimitExceeded.IdentityFull The number of identity providers has reached the upper limit.