Creating a Group Using Cockpit
- Hover over your name.
A drop-down menu appears.
- Click Users and Policies Management
- In the EIM navigation panel, click Groups.
The Groups page appears.
- Click Create
The CREATE GROUP dialog box appears.
- To add a group, click
In the Group Name field, type the name you want to give the group.This name must be unique and must contain between 1 and 128 characters. Allowed characters are a-z, A-Z, 0-9, and +=,.@-_.
- Click Create to validate.
The group is created and appears on the Groups page.
Creating a Group Using AWS CLI
To create a group, use the create-group command following this syntax:
This command contains the following attributes that you need to specify:
profile: The named profile you want to use, created when configuring AWS CLI. For more information, see Installing and Configuring AWS CLI.
group-name: The common name for the group you want to create.This name must be unique and must contain between 1 and 128 characters. Allowed characters are a-z, A-Z, 0-9, and +=,.@-_.
path: The path for the group (if you do not specify any value, it is set to a slash
/). For more information, see Resource Identifiers.
endpoint: The endpoint corresponding to the Region you want to send the request to.
The create-group command returns the following elements:
Group: Information about the newly created group. This element contains the following information:
Path: The path for the group.
CreateDate: The date and time of creation of the group.
Arn: The Outscale Resource Name (ORN) of the group. For more information, see Resource Identifiers.
GroupName: The common name of the group.
The group is created in your account.