AWS Identity and Access Management
API Reference (API Version 2010-05-08)


Returns information about the service-specific credentials associated with the specified IAM user. If there are none, the action returns an empty list. The service-specific credentials returned by this action are used only for authenticating the IAM user to a specific service. For more information about using service-specific credentials to authenticate to an AWS service, see Set Up service-specific credentials in the AWS CodeCommit User Guide.

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.


Filters the returned results to only those for the specified AWS service. If not specified, then AWS returns service-specific credentials for all services.

Type: String

Required: No


The name of the user whose service-specific credentials you want information about. If this value is not specified then the operation assumes the user whose credentials are used to call the operation.

This parameter allows (per its regex pattern) a string of characters consisting of upper and lowercase alphanumeric characters with no spaces. You can also include any of the following characters: =,.@-

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 64.

Pattern: [\w+=,.@-]+

Required: No

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.


A list of structures that each contain details about a service-specific credential.

Type: Array of ServiceSpecificCredentialMetadata objects


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


The request was rejected because it referenced an entity that does not exist. The error message describes the entity.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The specified service does not support service-specific credentials.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The following example show how to get the list of all service-specific credentials for the IAM user named Anika.

Sample Request

Copy &UserName=anika &Version=2010-05-08 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<ListServiceSpecificCredentialsResponse xmlns=""> <ListServiceSpecificCredentialsResult> <ServiceSpecificCredentials> <member> <ServiceName></ServiceName> <UserName>anika</UserName> <ServiceUserName>anika-at-123456789012</ServiceUserName> <ServiceSpecificCredentialId>ACCA12345ABCDEXAMPLE</ServiceSpecificCredentialId> <Status>Active</Status> <CreateDate>2016-11-01T17:44:54Z</CreateDate> </member> <member> <ServiceName></ServiceName> <UserName>anika</UserName> <ServiceUserName>anika+1-at-123456789012</ServiceUserName> <ServiceSpecificCredentialId>ACCA67890FGHIEXAMPLE</ServiceSpecificCredentialId> <Status>Active</Status> <CreateDate>2016-11-01T18:22:26Z</CreateDate> </member> </ServiceSpecificCredentials> </ListServiceSpecificCredentialsResult> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>EXAMPLE8-90ab-cdef-fedc-ba987EXAMPLE</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </ListServiceSpecificCredentialsResponse>

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: