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update-role-description

Description

Use instead.

Modifies only the description of a role. This operation performs the same function as the Description parameter in the update-role operation.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  update-role-description
--role-name <value>
--description <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--role-name (string)

The name of the role that you want to modify.

--description (string)

The new description that you want to apply to the specified role.

--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.

--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.

Output

Role -> (structure)

A structure that contains details about the modified role.

Path -> (string)

The path to the role. For more information about paths, see IAM Identifiers in the Using IAM guide.

RoleName -> (string)

The friendly name that identifies the role.

RoleId -> (string)

The stable and unique string identifying the role. For more information about IDs, see IAM Identifiers in the Using IAM guide.

Arn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) specifying the role. For more information about ARNs and how to use them in policies, see IAM Identifiers in the IAM User Guide guide.

CreateDate -> (timestamp)

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

AssumeRolePolicyDocument -> (string)

The policy that grants an entity permission to assume the role.

Description -> (string)

A description of the role that you provide.

MaxSessionDuration -> (integer)

The maximum session duration (in seconds) for the specified role. Anyone who uses the AWS CLI or API to assume the role can specify the duration using the optional DurationSeconds API parameter or duration-seconds CLI parameter.