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[ aws . ecr ]



Applies a repository policy to the specified repository to control access permissions. For more information, see Amazon ECR Repository policies in the Amazon Elastic Container Registry User Guide .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


[--registry-id <value>]
--repository-name <value>
--policy-text <value>
[--force | --no-force]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--registry-id (string)

The Amazon Web Services account ID associated with the registry that contains the repository. If you do not specify a registry, the default registry is assumed.

--repository-name (string)

The name of the repository to receive the policy.

--policy-text (string)

The JSON repository policy text to apply to the repository. For more information, see Amazon ECR repository policies in the Amazon Elastic Container Registry User Guide .

--force | --no-force (boolean)

If the policy you are attempting to set on a repository policy would prevent you from setting another policy in the future, you must force the SetRepositoryPolicy operation. This is intended to prevent accidental repository lock outs.

--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.


To set the repository policy for a repository

The following set-repository-policy example attaches a repository policy contained in a file to the cluster-autoscaler repository.

aws ecr set-repository-policy \
    --repository-name cluster-autoscaler \
    --policy-text file://my-policy.json

Contents of my-policy.json:

    "Version" : "2008-10-17",
    "Statement" : [
            "Sid" : "allow public pull",
            "Effect" : "Allow",
            "Principal" : "*",
            "Action" : [


    "registryId": "012345678910",
    "repositoryName": "cluster-autoscaler",
    "policyText": "{\n  \"Version\" : \"2008-10-17\",\n  \"Statement\" : [ {\n    \"Sid\" : \"allow public pull\",\n    \"Effect\" : \"Allow\",\n    \"Principal\" : \"*\",\n    \"Action\" : [ \"ecr:BatchCheckLayerAvailability\", \"ecr:BatchGetImage\", \"ecr:GetDownloadUrlForLayer\" ]\n  } ]\n}"


registryId -> (string)

The registry ID associated with the request.

repositoryName -> (string)

The repository name associated with the request.

policyText -> (string)

The JSON repository policy text applied to the repository.