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Sets the specified user's password in a user pool as an administrator. Works on any user.

The password can be temporary or permanent. If it is temporary, the user status enters the FORCE_CHANGE_PASSWORD state. When the user next tries to sign in, the InitiateAuth/AdminInitiateAuth response will contain the NEW_PASSWORD_REQUIRED challenge. If the user doesn't sign in before it expires, the user won't be able to sign in, and an administrator must reset their password.

Once the user has set a new password, or the password is permanent, the user status is set to Confirmed .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--user-pool-id <value>
--username <value>
--password <value>
[--permanent | --no-permanent]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--user-pool-id (string)

The user pool ID for the user pool where you want to set the user's password.

--username (string)

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

--password (string)

The password for the user.

--permanent | --no-permanent (boolean)

True if the password is permanent, False if it is temporary.

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.