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Create Security Credentials for an IAM User

The following example uses the New-IAMAccesskey cmdlet to create security credentials for an IAM user. A set of security credentials comprises an Access Key ID and a Secret Key. Note that an IAM user can have no more than two sets of credentials at any given time. If you attempt to create a third set, the New-IAMAccessKey cmdlet returns an error.

PS C:\> New-IAMAccessKey -UserName myNewUser UserName : myNewUser AccessKeyId : AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE Status : Active SecretAccessKey : wJalrXUtnFEMI/K7MDENG/bPxRfiCYEXAMPLEKE CreateDate : 11/20/2012 4:30:04 PM

Use the Remove-IAMAccessKey cmdlet to delete a set of credentials for an IAM user. Specify credentials to delete using the Access Key ID.

PS C:\> Remove-IAMAccessKey -UserName myNewUser -AccessKeyId AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE ServiceResponse --------------- Amazon.IdentityManagement.Model.DeleteAccessKeyResponse