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put-user-policy

Description

Adds or updates an inline policy document that is embedded in the specified IAM user.

An IAM user can also have a managed policy attached to it. To attach a managed policy to a user, use attach-user-policy . To create a new managed policy, use create-policy . For information about policies, see Managed Policies and Inline Policies in the IAM User Guide .

For information about limits on the number of inline policies that you can embed in a user, see Limitations on IAM Entities in the IAM User Guide .

Note

Because policy documents can be large, you should use POST rather than GET when calling put-user-policy . For general information about using the Query API with IAM, go to Making Query Requests in the IAM User Guide .

See also: AWS API Documentation

Synopsis

  put-user-policy
--user-name <value>
--policy-name <value>
--policy-document <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--user-name (string)

The name of the user to associate the policy with.

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: =,.@-

--policy-name (string)

The name of the policy document.

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: =,.@-+

--policy-document (string)

The policy document.

The regex pattern used to validate this parameter is a string of characters consisting of any printable ASCII character ranging from the space character (u0020) through end of the ASCII character range as well as the printable characters in the Basic Latin and Latin-1 Supplement character set (through u00FF). It also includes the special characters tab (u0009), line feed (u000A), and carriage return (u000D).

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

Examples

To attach a policy to an IAM user

The following put-user-policy command attaches a policy to the IAM user named Bob:

aws iam put-user-policy --user-name Bob --policy-name ExamplePolicy --policy-document file://AdminPolicy.json

The policy is defined as a JSON document in the AdminPolicy.json file. (The file name and extension do not have significance.)

For more information, see Adding a New User to Your AWS Account in the Using IAM guide.

Output

None