Last updated: 2021-06-04 15:59:48

    1. API Description

    Domain name for API request:

    This API is used to create a SAML identity provider.

    A maximum of 20 requests can be initiated per second for this API.

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    2. Input Parameters

    The following request parameter list only provides API request parameters and some common parameters. For the complete common parameter list, see Common Request Parameters.

    Parameter Name Required Type Description
    Action Yes String Common parameter. The value used for this API: CreateSAMLProvider.
    Version Yes String Common parameter. The value used for this API: 2019-01-16.
    Region No String Common parameter. This parameter is not required for this API.
    Name Yes String SAML identity provider name
    Description Yes String SAML identity provider description
    SAMLMetadataDocument Yes String SAML identity provider metadata document (Base64)

    3. Output Parameters

    Parameter Name Type Description
    ProviderArn String SAML identity provider resource descriptor
    RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

    4. Example

    Example1 Creating IdP

    Input Example

    POST / HTTP/1.1
    Content-Type: application/json
    X-TC-Action: CreateSAMLProvider
    <Common request parameters>
      "SAMLMetadataDocument": "PD94bWwgdmVyc2lvbj0iMS4wIiBlbmNvZGluZz0iVVRGLTgiPz48bWQ6RW50aXR5RGVzY3JpcHRvciBlbnRpdHlJRD0iaHR0cDovL3d3dy5va3RhLmNvbS9leGsxa3F4bWNqUW1HQURNeTM1NyIgeG1sbnM6bWQ9InVybjpvYXNpczpuYW1lczp0YzpTQU1MOjIuMDptZXRhZGF0YSI%2BPG1kOklEUFNTT0Rlc2NyaXB0b3IgV2FudEF1dGhuUmVxdWVzdHNTaWduZWQ9ImZhbHNlIiBwcm90b2NvbFN1cHBvcnRFbnVtZXJhdGlvbj0idXJuOm9hc2lzOm5hbWVzOnRjOlNBTUw6Mi4wOnB%3D%3D",
      "Name": "testName",
      "Description": "testProvider"

    Output Example

    "Response": {
      "RequestId": "2a44e8e5-7438-4aa0-8bd2-584dde56caab"

    5. Developer Resources


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    6. Error Code

    The following only lists the error codes related to the API business logic. For other error codes, see Common Error Codes.

    Error Code Description
    InvalidParameter.IdentityNameInUse Identity provider name already in use.
    InvalidParameterValue.MetadataError Identity provider metadata document error.
    InvalidParameterValue.NameError Identity provider name error.
    LimitExceeded.IdentityFull Limit on number of identity providers reached.