SessionCredentials - Amazon Simple Storage Service


The established temporary security credentials of the session.


Directory buckets - These session credentials are only supported for the authentication and authorization of Zonal endpoint APIs on directory buckets.



A unique identifier that's associated with a secret access key. The access key ID and the secret access key are used together to sign programmatic AWS requests cryptographically.

Type: String

Required: Yes


Temporary security credentials expire after a specified interval. After temporary credentials expire, any calls that you make with those credentials will fail. So you must generate a new set of temporary credentials. Temporary credentials cannot be extended or refreshed beyond the original specified interval.

Type: Timestamp

Required: Yes


A key that's used with the access key ID to cryptographically sign programmatic AWS requests. Signing a request identifies the sender and prevents the request from being altered.

Type: String

Required: Yes


A part of the temporary security credentials. The session token is used to validate the temporary security credentials.

Type: String

Required: Yes

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: