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CREATE ACCOUNT

Creates a new account.

For more information, see Managing accounts.

Syntax

CREATE ACCOUNT [IF NOT EXISTS] <account_name>
[ WITH REGION = <region> ]

Parameters

Parameter Description
<account_name> The name of the account, must start with an alphabetic character and cannot contain spaces or special characters except for hyphens (-).
<region> The region in which the account is configured. Choose the same region as the Amazon S3 bucket that contains data you ingest. See Available AWS Regions If not specified, us-east-1 (US East (N. Virginia) is the default.

Example

The following command will create an account in the US East (N. Virginia) region.

CREATE ACCOUNT dev WITH REGION = us-east-1