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Add Cloud Account (AWS)

Onboard a new aws cloud account onto the Prisma Cloud platform.

Prerequisite: Generate the externalId and AWS CFT template by calling either Generate and Download the CFT Template Endpoint or Generate the AWS CFT Template Link Endpoint

Query Parameters
    skipStatusChecks boolean

    true = Skip account status checks to improve response time

Request Body required

Cloud Account

    accountId string required

    AWS Account ID

    accountType string required

    Possible values: [organization, account]

    Cloud Account Type

    defaultAccountGroupId string

    Applicable only for accountType: organization.

    This is the Default Account Group ID for the AWS organization and its member accounts.

    enabled boolean

    Cloud Account Status. Whether or not the account is enabled

    features object[]

    Features to be enabled and/ or disabled. To get a list of all the supported features, call Fetch Supported Features endpoint

  • Array [
  • name string

    Feature name obtained from Fetch Supported Features endpoint

    state string

    Possible values: [enabled, disabled]

    Feature state. Whether to be enabled or disabled

  • ]
  • groupIds string[]

    Account Group Ids for this account

    hierarchySelection object[]

    Applicable only for accountType: organization.

    Include/Exclude a list of AWS Organization Units (OU), AWS accounts, and AWS Organizations to onboard under this organization.

  • Array [
  • displayName string

    To get the display name of resource, Refer List Children of Parent.

    aws: List Children of Parent (AWS)

    gcp: List Children of Parent (GCP). Display name is the organization name if nodeType is ORG

    azure: List Children of Parent (Azure)

    nodeType string


    Member account node type. Supported values based on cloud type:

    aws: ORG, OU, or ACCOUNT

    gcp: ORG, FOLDER, or PROJECT


    resourceId string

    To get the list of resource IDs and its details, Refer List Children of Parent.

    aws: List Children of Parent (AWS)

    gcp: List Children of Parent (GCP)

    azure: List Children of Parent (Azure)

    selectionType string

    Possible values: [ALL, INCLUDE, EXCLUDE]

    Organization Member accounts Selection type.

    ALL: Include the resource and all its children

    INCLUDE: Include the specified resource

    EXCLUDE: Exclude the specified resource

  • ]
  • name string required

    Name to be used for the account on the Prisma Cloud platform (must be unique)

    roleArn string required

    AWS Role ARN


successful operation