AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Changes the password of the IAM user who is calling this action. The root account password is not affected by this action.

To change the password for a different user, see UpdateLoginProfile. For more information about modifying passwords, see Managing Passwords in the IAM User Guide.

Note:

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

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

Syntax

C#
public virtual ChangePasswordResponse ChangePassword(
         ChangePasswordRequest request
)
Parameters
request
Type: Amazon.IdentityManagement.Model.ChangePasswordRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the ChangePassword service method.

Return Value
The response from the ChangePassword service method, as returned by IdentityManagementService.

Exceptions

ExceptionCondition
EntityTemporarilyUnmodifiableException The request was rejected because it referenced an entity that is temporarily unmodifiable, such as a user name that was deleted and then recreated. The error indicates that the request is likely to succeed if you try again after waiting several minutes. The error message describes the entity.
InvalidUserTypeException The request was rejected because the type of user for the transaction was incorrect.
LimitExceededException The request was rejected because it attempted to create resources beyond the current AWS account limits. The error message describes the limit exceeded.
NoSuchEntityException The request was rejected because it referenced an entity that does not exist. The error message describes the entity.
PasswordPolicyViolationException The request was rejected because the provided password did not meet the requirements imposed by the account password policy.
ServiceFailureException The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.

Examples

The following command changes the password for the current IAM user.

To change the password for your IAM user


var response = client.ChangePassword(new ChangePasswordRequest 
{
    NewPassword = "]35d/{pB9Fo9wJ",
    OldPassword = "3s0K_;xh4~8XXI"
});


            

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