Changes the status of the specified access key from Active to Inactive, or vice versa. This action can be used to disable a user's key as part of a key rotation work flow.
UserName field is not specified, the UserName is determined
implicitly based on the AWS access key ID used to sign the request. Because this action
works for access keys under the AWS account, you can use this action to manage root
credentials even if the AWS account has no associated users.
For information about rotating keys, see Managing Keys and Certificates in the IAM User Guide.
For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.
The access key ID of the secret access key you want to update.
This parameter allows (per its regex pattern) a string of characters that can consist of any upper or lowercased letter or digit.
Length Constraints: Minimum length of 16. Maximum length of 32.
The status you want to assign to the secret access key.
Activemeans the key can be used for API calls to AWS, while
Inactivemeans the key cannot be used.
Active | Inactive
The name of the user whose key you want to update.
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: =,.@-
Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.
For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.
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
The request was rejected because it referenced an entity that does not exist. The error message describes the entity.
HTTP Status Code: 404
The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.
HTTP Status Code: 500
https://iam.amazonaws.com/?Action=UpdateAccessKey &UserName=Bob &AccessKeyId=AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE &Status=Inactive &Version=2010-05-08 &AUTHPARAMS
<UpdateAccessKeyResponse> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>7a62c49f-347e-4fc4-9331-6e8eEXAMPLE</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </UpdateAccessKeyResponse>
For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: