ServiceResource / Action / create_group



Creates a new group.

For information about the number of groups you can create, see IAM and STS quotas in the IAM User Guide.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

group = iam.create_group(
  • Path (string) –

    The path to the group. For more information about paths, see IAM identifiers in the IAM User Guide.

    This parameter is optional. If it is not included, it defaults to a slash (/).

    This parameter allows (through its regex pattern) a string of characters consisting of either a forward slash (/) by itself or a string that must begin and end with forward slashes. In addition, it can contain any ASCII character from the ! ( \u0021) through the DEL character ( \u007F), including most punctuation characters, digits, and upper and lowercased letters.

  • GroupName (string) –


    The name of the group to create. Do not include the path in this value.

    IAM user, group, role, and policy names must be unique within the account. Names are not distinguished by case. For example, you cannot create resources named both “MyResource” and “myresource”.

Return type:



Group resource