QuickSight / Client / create_group



Use the CreateGroup operation to create a group in Amazon QuickSight. You can create up to 10,000 groups in a namespace. If you want to create more than 10,000 groups in a namespace, contact Amazon Web Services Support.

The permissions resource is ``arn:aws:quicksight:<your-region>:<relevant-aws-account-id>:group/default/<group-name> ``.

The response is a group object.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.create_group(
  • GroupName (string) –


    A name for the group that you want to create.

  • Description (string) – A description for the group that you want to create.

  • AwsAccountId (string) –


    The ID for the Amazon Web Services account that the group is in. Currently, you use the ID for the Amazon Web Services account that contains your Amazon QuickSight account.

  • Namespace (string) –


    The namespace that you want the group to be a part of.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'Group': {
        'Arn': 'string',
        'GroupName': 'string',
        'Description': 'string',
        'PrincipalId': 'string'
    'RequestId': 'string',
    'Status': 123

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    The response object for this operation.

    • Group (dict) –

      The name of the group.

      • Arn (string) –

        The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for the group.

      • GroupName (string) –

        The name of the group.

      • Description (string) –

        The group description.

      • PrincipalId (string) –

        The principal ID of the group.

    • RequestId (string) –

      The Amazon Web Services request ID for this operation.

    • Status (integer) –

      The HTTP status of the request.


  • QuickSight.Client.exceptions.AccessDeniedException

  • QuickSight.Client.exceptions.InvalidParameterValueException

  • QuickSight.Client.exceptions.ResourceExistsException

  • QuickSight.Client.exceptions.ResourceNotFoundException

  • QuickSight.Client.exceptions.ThrottlingException

  • QuickSight.Client.exceptions.PreconditionNotMetException

  • QuickSight.Client.exceptions.LimitExceededException

  • QuickSight.Client.exceptions.InternalFailureException

  • QuickSight.Client.exceptions.ResourceUnavailableException