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[ aws . iam ]



Retrieves a credential report for the AWS account. For more information about the credential report, see Getting Credential Reports in the IAM User Guide .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--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 get a credential report

This example opens the returned report and outputs it to the pipeline as an array of text lines:

aws iam get-credential-report


    "GeneratedTime":  "2015-06-17T19:11:50Z",
        "ReportFormat": "text/csv"

For more information, see Getting Credential Reports for Your AWS Account in the Using IAM guide.


Content -> (blob)

Contains the credential report. The report is Base64-encoded.

ReportFormat -> (string)

The format (MIME type) of the credential report.

GeneratedTime -> (timestamp)

The date and time when the credential report was created, in ISO 8601 date-time format .