UpdateLoginProfile -

UpdateLoginProfile

Changes the password for the specified IAM user. You can use the AWS CLI, the AWS API, or the Users page in the IAM console to change the password for any IAM user. Use ChangePassword to change your own password in the My Security Credentials page in the AWS Management Console.

For more information about modifying passwords, see Managing passwords in the IAM User Guide.

Request Syntax

{ "Password": "string", "PasswordResetRequired": boolean, "UserName": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

Password

The new password for the specified IAM user.

The regex pattern used to validate this parameter is a string of characters consisting of the following:

  • Any printable ASCII character ranging from the space character (\u0020) through the end of the ASCII character range

  • The printable characters in the Basic Latin and Latin-1 Supplement character set (through \u00FF)

  • The special characters tab (\u0009), line feed (\u000A), and carriage return (\u000D)

However, the format can be further restricted by the account administrator by setting a password policy on the AWS account. For more information, see UpdateAccountPasswordPolicy.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [\u0009\u000A\u000D\u0020-\u00FF]+

Required: No

PasswordResetRequired

Allows this new password to be used only once by requiring the specified IAM user to set a new password on next sign-in.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

UserName

The name of the user whose password you want to update.

This parameter allows (through its regex pattern) a string of characters consisting of upper and lowercase alphanumeric characters with no spaces. You can also include any of the following characters: _+=,.@-

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 64.

Pattern: [\w+=,.@-]+

Required: Yes

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.

Errors

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

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.

HTTP Status Code: 400

LimitExceededException

The request was rejected because it attempted to create resources beyond the current AWS account limits. The error message describes the limit exceeded.

HTTP Status Code: 400

NoSuchEntityException

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

HTTP Status Code: 400

PasswordPolicyViolationException

The request was rejected because the provided password did not meet the requirements imposed by the account password policy.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ServiceFailureException

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

HTTP Status Code: 400

Examples

Example

This example illustrates one usage of UpdateLoginProfile.

Sample Request

https://iam.amazonaws.com/?Action=UpdateLoginProfile &UserName=Bob &Password=^L[p*#Z*8o)K &Version=2010-05-08 &AUTHPARAMS

Sample Response

<UpdateLoginProfileResponse xmlns="https://iam.amazonaws.com/doc/2010-05-08/"> <ResponseMetadata> <RequestId>7a62c49f-347e-4fc4-9331-6e8eEXAMPLE</RequestId> </ResponseMetadata> </UpdateLoginProfileResponse>

See Also

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