CreateLocationSmb - Amazon DataSync
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CreateLocationSmb

Creates an endpoint for a Server Message Block (SMB) file server that Amazon DataSync can access for a transfer. For more information, see Creating an SMB location.

Request Syntax

{ "AgentArns": [ "string" ], "Domain": "string", "MountOptions": { "Version": "string" }, "Password": "string", "ServerHostname": "string", "Subdirectory": "string", "Tags": [ { "Key": "string", "Value": "string" } ], "User": "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.

AgentArns

Specifies the DataSync agent (or agents) which you want to connect to your SMB file server. You specify an agent by using its Amazon Resource Name (ARN).

Type: Array of strings

Array Members: Minimum number of 1 item. Maximum number of 4 items.

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: ^arn:(aws|aws-cn|aws-us-gov|aws-iso|aws-iso-b):datasync:[a-z\-0-9]+:[0-9]{12}:agent/agent-[0-9a-z]{17}$

Required: Yes

Domain

Specifies the Windows domain name that your SMB file server belongs to.

For more information, see required permissions for SMB locations.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 253.

Pattern: ^[A-Za-z0-9]((\.|-+)?[A-Za-z0-9]){0,252}$

Required: No

MountOptions

Specifies the version of the SMB protocol that DataSync uses to access your SMB file server.

Type: SmbMountOptions object

Required: No

Password

Specifies the password of the user who can mount your SMB file server and has permission to access the files and folders involved in your transfer.

For more information, see required permissions for SMB locations.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 104.

Pattern: ^.{0,104}$

Required: Yes

ServerHostname

Specifies the Domain Name Service (DNS) name or IP address of the SMB file server that your DataSync agent will mount.

Note

You can't specify an IP version 6 (IPv6) address.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: ^(([a-zA-Z0-9\-]*[a-zA-Z0-9])\.)*([A-Za-z0-9\-]*[A-Za-z0-9])$

Required: Yes

Subdirectory

Specifies the name of the share exported by your SMB file server where DataSync will read or write data. You can include a subdirectory in the share path (for example, /path/to/subdirectory). Make sure that other SMB clients in your network can also mount this path.

To copy all data in the specified subdirectory, DataSync must be able to mount the SMB share and access all of its data. For more information, see required permissions for SMB locations.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 4096.

Pattern: ^[a-zA-Z0-9_\-\+\./\(\)\$\p{Zs}]+$

Required: Yes

Tags

Specifies labels that help you categorize, filter, and search for your Amazon resources. We recommend creating at least a name tag for your location.

Type: Array of TagListEntry objects

Array Members: Minimum number of 0 items. Maximum number of 50 items.

Required: No

User

Specifies the user name that can mount your SMB file server and has permission to access the files and folders involved in your transfer.

For information about choosing a user with the right level of access for your transfer, see required permissions for SMB locations.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 104.

Pattern: ^[^\x5B\x5D\\/:;|=,+*?]{1,104}$

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "LocationArn": "string" }

Response Elements

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

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

LocationArn

The ARN of the SMB location that you created.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: ^arn:(aws|aws-cn|aws-us-gov|aws-iso|aws-iso-b):datasync:[a-z\-0-9]+:[0-9]{12}:location/loc-[0-9a-z]{17}$

Errors

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

InternalException

This exception is thrown when an error occurs in the Amazon DataSync service.

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidRequestException

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

HTTP Status Code: 400

Examples

Sample Request

The following example creates a location for an SMB file server.

{ "AgentArns":[ "arn:aws:datasync:us-east-2:111222333444:agent/agent-0b0addbeef44b3nfs", "arn:aws:datasync:us-east-2:111222333444:agent/agent-2345noo35nnee1123ovo3" ], "Domain":"AMAZON", "MountOptions":{ "Version":"SMB3" }, "Password":"string", "ServerHostname":"MyServer.amazon.com", "Subdirectory":"share", "Tags":[ { "Key":"department", "Value":"finance" } ], "User":"user-1" }

Sample Response

A response returns the location ARN of your SMB file server.

{ "LocationArn": "arn:aws:datasync:us-east-1:111222333444:location/loc-0f01451b140b2af49" }

See Also

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