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

ResyncMFADevice

Synchronizes the specified MFA device with its IAM resource object on the AWS servers.

For more information about creating and working with virtual MFA devices, go to Using a Virtual MFA Device in the IAM User Guide.

Request Parameters

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

AuthenticationCode1

An authentication code emitted by the device.

The format for this parameter is a sequence of six digits.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 6.

Pattern: [\d]+

Required: Yes

AuthenticationCode2

A subsequent authentication code emitted by the device.

The format for this parameter is a sequence of six digits.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 6.

Pattern: [\d]+

Required: Yes

SerialNumber

Serial number that uniquely identifies the MFA device.

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 9. Maximum length of 256.

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

Required: Yes

UserName

The name of the user whose MFA device you want to resynchronize.

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 128.

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

Required: Yes

Errors

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

InvalidAuthenticationCode

The request was rejected because the authentication code was not recognized. The error message describes the specific error.

HTTP Status Code: 403

LimitExceeded

The request was rejected because it attempted to create resources beyond the current AWS account limits. The error message describes the limit exceeded.

HTTP Status Code: 409

NoSuchEntity

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

HTTP Status Code: 404

ServiceFailure

The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.

HTTP Status Code: 500

Example

Sample Request

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https://iam.amazonaws.com/?Action=ResyncMFADevice &UserName=Bob &SerialNumber=R1234 &AuthenticationCode1=234567 &AuthenticationCode2=987654 &Version=2010-05-08 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

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<ResyncMFADeviceResponse xmlns="https://iam.amazonaws.com/doc/2010-05-08/"> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>7a62c49f-347e-4fc4-9331-6e8eEXAMPLE</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </ResyncMFADeviceResponse>

See Also

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