Modifies the ID format of a resource for a specified IAM user, IAM role, or the root user for an account; or all IAM users, IAM roles, and the root user for an account. You can specify that resources should receive longer IDs (17-character IDs) when they are created.
The following resource types support longer IDs:
volume. For more
information, see Resource IDs in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide.
This setting applies to the principal specified in the request; it does not apply to the principal that makes the request.
Resources created with longer IDs are visible to all IAM roles and users, regardless of these
settings and provided that they have permission to use the relevant
command for the resource type.
The following parameters are for this specific action. For more information about required and optional parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Query Parameters.
The ARN of the principal, which can be an IAM user, IAM role, or the root user. Specify
allto modify the ID format for all IAM users, IAM roles, and the root user of the account.
The type of resource:
Indicates whether the resource should use longer IDs (17-character IDs)
The following elements are returned by the service.
The ID of the request.
trueif the request succeeds, and an error otherwise.
For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.
This example sets the UseLongIds parameter to true for instances launched by the IAM role 'EC2Role'. Instances launched by the IAM role receive longer IDs.
https://ec2.amazonaws.com/?Action=ModifyIdentityFormat &Resource=instance &UseLongIds=true &PrincipalArn=arn:aws:iam::123456789012:role/EC2Role &AUTHPARAMS
<ModifyIdentityIdFormatResponse xmlns="http://ec2.amazonaws.com/doc/2016-11-15/"> <requestId>92c1af09-cb4c-410e-8a96-example</requestId> <return>true</return> </ModifyIdentityIdFormatResponse>
For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: