AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Returns credentials for the provided identity ID. Any provided logins will be validated against supported login providers. If the token is for cognito-identity.amazonaws.com, it will be passed through to AWS Security Token Service with the appropriate role for the token.

This is a public API. You do not need any credentials to call this API.

Note:

For PCL and Unity this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to GetCredentialsForIdentityAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.CognitoIdentity
Assembly: AWSSDK.CognitoIdentity.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z

Syntax

C#
public virtual GetCredentialsForIdentityResponse GetCredentialsForIdentity(
         String identityId
)
Parameters
identityId
Type: System.String

A unique identifier in the format REGION:GUID.

Return Value
The response from the GetCredentialsForIdentity service method, as returned by CognitoIdentity.

Exceptions

ExceptionCondition
ExternalServiceException An exception thrown when a dependent service such as Facebook or Twitter is not responding
InternalErrorException Thrown when the service encounters an error during processing the request.
InvalidIdentityPoolConfigurationException Thrown if the identity pool has no role associated for the given auth type (auth/unauth) or if the AssumeRole fails.
InvalidParameterException Thrown for missing or bad input parameter(s).
NotAuthorizedException Thrown when a user is not authorized to access the requested resource.
ResourceConflictException Thrown when a user tries to use a login which is already linked to another account.
ResourceNotFoundException Thrown when the requested resource (for example, a dataset or record) does not exist.
TooManyRequestsException Thrown when a request is throttled.

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

Unity:
Supported Versions: 4.6 and above
Supported Platforms: Android, iOS, Standalone

See Also