AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Retrieves information about the specified IAM user, including the user's creation date, path, unique ID, and ARN.

If you do not specify a user name, IAM determines the user name implicitly based on the AWS access key ID used to sign the request to this API.

Note:

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

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

Syntax

C#
public abstract GetUserResponse GetUser(
         GetUserRequest request
)
Parameters
request
Type: Amazon.IdentityManagement.Model.GetUserRequest

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

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

Exceptions

ExceptionCondition
NoSuchEntityException The request was rejected because it referenced an entity that does not exist. The error message describes the entity.
ServiceFailureException The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.

Examples

The following command gets information about the IAM user named Bob.

To get information about an IAM user


var response = client.GetUser(new GetUserRequest 
{
    UserName = "Bob"
});

User user = response.User;

            

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