AddTagsToResource - Amazon Directory Service
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Adds or overwrites one or more tags for the specified directory. Each directory can have a maximum of 50 tags. Each tag consists of a key and optional value. Tag keys must be unique to each resource.

Request Syntax

{ "ResourceId": "string", "Tags": [ { "Key": "string", "Value": "string" } ] }

Request Parameters

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


Identifier (ID) for the directory to which to add the tag.

Type: String

Pattern: ^[d]-[0-9a-f]{10}$

Required: Yes


The tags to be assigned to the directory.

Type: Array of Tag objects

Required: Yes

Response Elements

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


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


A client exception has occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified entity could not be found.

HTTP Status Code: 400


One or more parameters are not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


An exception has occurred in Amazon Directory Service.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The maximum allowed number of tags was exceeded.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The following examples are formatted for legibility.

Example Request

This example illustrates one usage of AddTagsToResource.

POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: Accept-Encoding: identity Content-Length: 87 X-Amz-Target: DirectoryService_20150416.AddTagsToResource X-Amz-Date: 20161212T222805Z User-Agent: aws-cli/1.11.24 Python/2.7.9 Windows/7 botocore/1.4.81 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAI7E3BYXS3example/20161212/us-west-2/ds/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-type;host;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=2756d8b256b5e6b3d74879557e4f421d21111510a78c6c3650a7a93809d533c4 { "ResourceId":"d-926example", "Tags":[ { "Key":"environment", "Value":"production" } ] }

Example Response

This example illustrates one usage of AddTagsToResource.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK x-amzn-RequestId: 419ff1d5-c0ba-11e6-9ed0-172b3469d361 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Content-Length: 2 Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2016 22:28:07 GMT { }

See Also

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