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Outdated release! Latest docs are Release 8.7: API EMRClusters Create v4


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Create an EMR cluster identifier object in the Trifacta® platform.

NOTE: APIs for EMR clusters apply only to instances of the Trifacta platform that are integrated with Amazon EMR clusters. These APIs can be used to manage switching between EMR clusters when needed.

NOTE: There can be only one EMR cluster registered with the platform at any time. The registered cluster is always the active one.

Tip: You can use the PATCH method on the current EMRCluster object to update the EMR cluster ID that is active for the platform. See API EMRClusters Patch v4.


Version:  v4

Required Permissions

NOTE: Each request to the Trifacta® platform must include authentication credentials. See API Authentication.


Request Type: POST



Request URI - Example:


Request Body:

    "emrClusterId": "a-2BFK2$KVR7QQ",
    "resourceBucket": "3dog-testing-emr-spark",
    "resourcePath": "",
    "region": "us-west-2"



Response Status Code - Success:  201 - Created

Response Body Example:

    "id": 1,
    "emrClusterId": "a-2BFK2$KVR7QQ",
    "resourceBucket": "3dog-testing-emr-spark",
    "resourcePath": "",
    "region": "us-west-2",
    "updatedAt": "2019-02-14T01:20:51.303Z",
    "createdAt": "2019-02-14T01:20:51.303Z"


For more information, see API EMRClusters Get v4.

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