AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell
Command Reference

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Synopsis

Invokes the CreatePolicyVersion operation against AWS Identity and Access Management.

Syntax

New-IAMPolicyVersion
-PolicyArn <String>
-PolicyDocument <String>
-SetAsDefault <Boolean>
-Force <SwitchParameter>

Description

Creates a new version of the specified managed policy. To update a managed policy, you create a new policy version. A managed policy can have up to five versions. If the policy has five versions, you must delete an existing version using DeletePolicyVersion before you create a new version. Optionally, you can set the new version as the policy's default version. The default version is the version that is in effect for the IAM users, groups, and roles to which the policy is attached. For more information about managed policy versions, see Versioning for Managed Policies in the IAM User Guide.

Parameters

-Force <SwitchParameter>
This parameter overrides confirmation prompts to force the cmdlet to continue its operation. This parameter should always be used with caution.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?False
-PolicyArn <String>
The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the IAM policy to which you want to add a new version.For more information about ARNs, see Amazon Resource Names (ARNs) and AWS Service Namespaces in the AWS General Reference.
Required?False
Position?2
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
-PolicyDocument <String>
The JSON policy document that you want to use as the content for this new version of the policy.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).
Required?False
Position?3
Accept pipeline input?False
-SetAsDefault <Boolean>
Specifies whether to set this version as the policy's default version.When this parameter is true, the new policy version becomes the operative version; that is, the version that is in effect for the IAM users, groups, and roles that the policy is attached to.For more information about managed policy versions, see Versioning for Managed Policies in the IAM User Guide.
Required?False
Position?Named
Accept pipeline input?False

Common Credential and Region Parameters

-AccessKey <String>
The AWS access key for the user account. This can be a temporary access key if the corresponding session token is supplied to the -SessionToken parameter.
Required? False
Position? Named
Accept pipeline input? False
-Credential <AWSCredentials>
An AWSCredentials object instance containing access and secret key information, and optionally a token for session-based credentials.
Required? False
Position? Named
Accept pipeline input? False
-ProfileLocation <String>

Used to specify the name and location of the ini-format credential file (shared with the AWS CLI and other AWS SDKs)

If this optional parameter is omitted this cmdlet will search the encrypted credential file used by the AWS SDK for .NET and AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio first. If the profile is not found then the cmdlet will search in the ini-format credential file at the default location: (user's home directory)\.aws\credentials. Note that the encrypted credential file is not supported on all platforms. It will be skipped when searching for profiles on Windows Nano Server, Mac, and Linux platforms.

If this parameter is specified then this cmdlet will only search the ini-format credential file at the location given.

As the current folder can vary in a shell or during script execution it is advised that you use specify a fully qualified path instead of a relative path.

Required? False
Position? Named
Accept pipeline input? False
-ProfileName <String>
The user-defined name of an AWS credentials or SAML-based role profile containing credential information. The profile is expected to be found in the secure credential file shared with the AWS SDK for .NET and AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio. You can also specify the name of a profile stored in the .ini-format credential file used with the AWS CLI and other AWS SDKs.
Required? False
Position? Named
Accept pipeline input? False
-NetworkCredential <PSCredential>
Used with SAML-based authentication when ProfileName references a SAML role profile. Contains the network credentials to be supplied during authentication with the configured identity provider's endpoint. This parameter is not required if the user's default network identity can or should be used during authentication.
Required? False
Position? Named
Accept pipeline input? False
-SecretKey <String>
The AWS secret key for the user account. This can be a temporary secret key if the corresponding session token is supplied to the -SessionToken parameter.
Required? False
Position? Named
Accept pipeline input? False
-SessionToken <String>
The session token if the access and secret keys are temporary session-based credentials.
Required? False
Position? Named
Accept pipeline input? False
-Region <String>
The system name of the AWS region in which the operation should be invoked. For example, us-east-1, eu-west-1 etc.
Required? False
Position? Named
Accept pipeline input? False
-EndpointUrl <String>

The endpoint to make the call against.

Note: This parameter is primarily for internal AWS use and is not required/should not be specified for normal usage. The cmdlets normally determine which endpoint to call based on the region specified to the -Region parameter or set as default in the shell (via Set-DefaultAWSRegion). Only specify this parameter if you must direct the call to a specific custom endpoint.

Required? False
Position? Named
Accept pipeline input? False

Inputs

This cmdlet does not accept pipeline input.

Outputs

This cmdlet returns a PolicyVersion object. The service call response (type Amazon.IdentityManagement.Model.CreatePolicyVersionResponse) can also be referenced from properties attached to the cmdlet entry in the $AWSHistory stack.

Examples

Example 1

PS C:\>New-IAMPolicyVersion -PolicyArn arn:aws:iam::123456789012:policy/MyPolicy -PolicyDocument (Get-content -Raw NewPolicyVersion.json) -SetAsDefault $true

CreateDate Document IsDefaultVersion VersionId
---------- -------- ---------------- ---------
4/15/2015 10:54:54 AM True v2
This example creates a new "v2" version of the IAM policy whose ARN is arn:aws:iam::123456789012:policy/MyPolicy and makes it the default version. The NewPolicyVersion.json file provides the policy content. Note that you must use the -Raw switch parameter to successfully process the JSON policy file.

Supported Version

AWS Tools for PowerShell: 2.x.y.z