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get-caller-identity

Description

Returns details about the IAM identity whose credentials are used to call the API.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Synopsis

  get-caller-identity
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--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.

Output

UserId -> (string)

The unique identifier of the calling entity. The exact value depends on the type of entity making the call. The values returned are those listed in the aws:userid column in the Principal table found on the Policy Variables reference page in the IAM User Guide .

Account -> (string)

The AWS account ID number of the account that owns or contains the calling entity.

Arn -> (string)

The AWS ARN associated with the calling entity.