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Use CreateUserPool with an Amazon SDK or CLI

The following code examples show how to use CreateUserPool.

CLI
Amazon CLI

To create a minimally configured user pool

This example creates a user pool named MyUserPool using default values. There are no required attributes and no application clients. MFA and advanced security is disabled.

Command:

<userinput>aws cognito-idp create-user-pool --pool-name <replaceable>MyUserPool</replaceable></userinput>

Output:

{ "UserPool": { "SchemaAttributes": [ { "Name": "sub", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "1", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": true, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": false }, { "Name": "name", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "given_name", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "family_name", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "middle_name", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "nickname", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "preferred_username", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "profile", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "picture", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "website", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "email", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "AttributeDataType": "Boolean", "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "Name": "email_verified", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "gender", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "birthdate", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "10", "MaxLength": "10" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "zoneinfo", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "locale", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "phone_number", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "AttributeDataType": "Boolean", "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "Name": "phone_number_verified", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "address", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "updated_at", "NumberAttributeConstraints": { "MinValue": "0" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "Number", "Mutable": true } ], "MfaConfiguration": "OFF", "Name": "MyUserPool", "LastModifiedDate": 1547833345.777, "AdminCreateUserConfig": { "UnusedAccountValidityDays": 7, "AllowAdminCreateUserOnly": false }, "EmailConfiguration": {}, "Policies": { "PasswordPolicy": { "RequireLowercase": true, "RequireSymbols": true, "RequireNumbers": true, "MinimumLength": 8, "RequireUppercase": true } }, "CreationDate": 1547833345.777, "EstimatedNumberOfUsers": 0, "Id": "us-west-2_aaaaaaaaa", "LambdaConfig": {} } }

To create a user pool with two required attributes

This example creates a user pool MyUserPool. The pool is configured to accept email as a username attribute. It also sets the email source address to a validated address using Amazon Simple Email Service.

Command:

<userinput>aws cognito-idp create-user-pool --pool-name <replaceable>MyUserPool</replaceable> --username-attributes <replaceable>"email"</replaceable> --email-configuration=SourceArn="arn:aws:ses:us-east-1:111111111111:identity/jane@example.com",ReplyToEmailAddress="jane@example.com"</userinput>

Output:

{ "UserPool": { "SchemaAttributes": [ { "Name": "sub", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "1", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": true, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": false }, { "Name": "name", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "given_name", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "family_name", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "middle_name", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "nickname", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "preferred_username", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "profile", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "picture", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "website", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "email", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "AttributeDataType": "Boolean", "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "Name": "email_verified", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "gender", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "birthdate", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "10", "MaxLength": "10" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "zoneinfo", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "locale", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "phone_number", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "AttributeDataType": "Boolean", "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "Name": "phone_number_verified", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "address", "StringAttributeConstraints": { "MinLength": "0", "MaxLength": "2048" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "String", "Mutable": true }, { "Name": "updated_at", "NumberAttributeConstraints": { "MinValue": "0" }, "DeveloperOnlyAttribute": false, "Required": false, "AttributeDataType": "Number", "Mutable": true } ], "MfaConfiguration": "OFF", "Name": "MyUserPool", "LastModifiedDate": 1547837788.189, "AdminCreateUserConfig": { "UnusedAccountValidityDays": 7, "AllowAdminCreateUserOnly": false }, "EmailConfiguration": { "ReplyToEmailAddress": "jane@example.com", "SourceArn": "arn:aws:ses:us-east-1:111111111111:identity/jane@example.com" }, "Policies": { "PasswordPolicy": { "RequireLowercase": true, "RequireSymbols": true, "RequireNumbers": true, "MinimumLength": 8, "RequireUppercase": true } }, "UsernameAttributes": [ "email" ], "CreationDate": 1547837788.189, "EstimatedNumberOfUsers": 0, "Id": "us-west-2_aaaaaaaaa", "LambdaConfig": {} } }
  • For API details, see CreateUserPool in Amazon CLI Command Reference.

Java
SDK for Java 2.x
Note

There's more on GitHub. Find the complete example and learn how to set up and run in the Amazon Code Examples Repository.

import software.amazon.awssdk.regions.Region; import software.amazon.awssdk.services.cognitoidentityprovider.CognitoIdentityProviderClient; import software.amazon.awssdk.services.cognitoidentityprovider.model.CognitoIdentityProviderException; import software.amazon.awssdk.services.cognitoidentityprovider.model.CreateUserPoolRequest; import software.amazon.awssdk.services.cognitoidentityprovider.model.CreateUserPoolResponse; /** * Before running this Java V2 code example, set up your development * environment, including your credentials. * * For more information, see the following documentation topic: * * https://docs.aws.amazon.com/sdk-for-java/latest/developer-guide/get-started.html */ public class CreateUserPool { public static void main(String[] args) { final String usage = """ Usage: <userPoolName>\s Where: userPoolName - The name to give your user pool when it's created. """; if (args.length != 1) { System.out.println(usage); System.exit(1); } String userPoolName = args[0]; CognitoIdentityProviderClient cognitoClient = CognitoIdentityProviderClient.builder() .region(Region.US_EAST_1) .build(); String id = createPool(cognitoClient, userPoolName); System.out.println("User pool ID: " + id); cognitoClient.close(); } public static String createPool(CognitoIdentityProviderClient cognitoClient, String userPoolName) { try { CreateUserPoolRequest request = CreateUserPoolRequest.builder() .poolName(userPoolName) .build(); CreateUserPoolResponse response = cognitoClient.createUserPool(request); return response.userPool().id(); } catch (CognitoIdentityProviderException e) { System.err.println(e.awsErrorDetails().errorMessage()); System.exit(1); } return ""; } }
  • For API details, see CreateUserPool in Amazon SDK for Java 2.x API Reference.

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