SSESpecification - Amazon DynamoDB


Represents the settings used to enable server-side encryption.



In the following list, the required parameters are described first.


Indicates whether server-side encryption is done using an AWS managed CMK or an AWS owned CMK. If enabled (true), server-side encryption type is set to KMS and an AWS managed CMK is used (AWS KMS charges apply). If disabled (false) or not specified, server-side encryption is set to AWS owned CMK.

Type: Boolean

Required: No


The AWS KMS customer master key (CMK) that should be used for the AWS KMS encryption. To specify a CMK, use its key ID, Amazon Resource Name (ARN), alias name, or alias ARN. Note that you should only provide this parameter if the key is different from the default DynamoDB customer master key alias/aws/dynamodb.

Type: String

Required: No


Server-side encryption type. The only supported value is:

  • KMS - Server-side encryption that uses AWS Key Management Service. The key is stored in your account and is managed by AWS KMS (AWS KMS charges apply).

Type: String

Valid Values: AES256 | KMS

Required: No

See Also

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