GetAccountPasswordPolicy - AWS Identity and Access Management


Retrieves the password policy for the AWS account. For more information about using a password policy, go to Managing an IAM Password Policy.

Response Elements

The following element is returned by the service.


A structure that contains details about the account's password policy.

Type: PasswordPolicy object


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


The request was rejected because it referenced a resource entity that does not exist. The error message describes the resource.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.

HTTP Status Code: 500


Sample Request &Version=2010-05-08 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<GetAccountPasswordPolicyResponse xmlns=""> <GetAccountPasswordPolicyResult> <PasswordPolicy> <AllowUsersToChangePassword>true</AllowUsersToChangePassword> <RequireUppercaseCharacters>true</RequireUppercaseCharacters> <RequireSymbols>true</RequireSymbols> <ExpirePasswords>false</ExpirePasswords> <PasswordReusePrevention>12</PasswordReusePrevention> <RequireLowercaseCharacters>true</RequireLowercaseCharacters> <MaxPasswordAge>90</MaxPasswordAge> <HardExpiry>false</HardExpiry> <RequireNumbers>true</RequireNumbers> <MinimumPasswordLength>12</MinimumPasswordLength> </PasswordPolicy> </GetAccountPasswordPolicyResult> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>7a62c49f-347e-4fc4-9331-6e8eEXAMPLE</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </GetAccountPasswordPolicyResponse>

See Also

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