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[ aws . iot ]

create-policy

Description

Creates an AWS IoT policy.

The created policy is the default version for the policy. This operation creates a policy version with a version identifier of 1 and sets 1 as the policy's default version.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  create-policy
--policy-name <value>
--policy-document <value>
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--policy-name (string)

The policy name.

--policy-document (string)

The JSON document that describes the policy. policyDocument must have a minimum length of 1, with a maximum length of 2048, excluding whitespace.

--tags (list)

Metadata which can be used to manage the policy.

Note

For URI Request parameters use format: ...key1=value1key2=value2...

For the CLI command-line parameter use format: tags "key1=value1key2=value2..."

For the cli-input-json file use format: "tags": "key1=value1key2=value2..."

Shorthand Syntax:

Key=string,Value=string ...

JSON Syntax:

[
  {
    "Key": "string",
    "Value": "string"
  }
  ...
]

--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.

Examples

To create an AWS IoT policy

The following create-policy example creates an AWS IoT policy named TemperatureSensorPolicy. The policy.json file contains statements that allow AWS IoT policy actions.

aws iot create-policy \
    --policy-name TemperatureSensorPolicy \
    --policy-document file://policy.json

Contents of policy.json:

{
    "Version": "2012-10-17",
    "Statement": [
        {
            "Effect": "Allow",
            "Action": [
                "iot:Publish",
                "iot:Receive"
            ],
            "Resource": [
                "arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:topic/topic_1",
                "arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:topic/topic_2"
            ]
        },
        {
            "Effect": "Allow",
            "Action": [
                "iot:Subscribe"
            ],
            "Resource": [
                "arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:topicfilter/topic_1",
                "arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:topicfilter/topic_2"
            ]
        },
        {
            "Effect": "Allow",
            "Action": [
                "iot:Connect"
            ],
            "Resource": [
                "arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:client/basicPubSub"
            ]
        }
    ]
}

Output:

{
    "policyName": "TemperatureSensorPolicy",
    "policyArn": "arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:policy/TemperatureSensorPolicy",
    "policyDocument": "{
        \"Version\": \"2012-10-17\",
        \"Statement\": [
            {
                \"Effect\": \"Allow\",
                \"Action\": [
                    \"iot:Publish\",
                    \"iot:Receive\"
                ],
                \"Resource\": [
                    \"arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:topic/topic_1\",
                    \"arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:topic/topic_2\"
                ]
            },
            {
                \"Effect\": \"Allow\",
                \"Action\": [
                    \"iot:Subscribe\"
                ],
                \"Resource\": [
                    \"arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:topicfilter/topic_1\",
                    \"arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:topicfilter/topic_2\"
                ]
            },
            {
                \"Effect\": \"Allow\",
                \"Action\": [
                    \"iot:Connect\"
                ],
                \"Resource\": [
                    \"arn:aws:iot:us-west-2:123456789012:client/basicPubSub\"
                ]
            }
        ]
    }",
    "policyVersionId": "1"
}

For more information, see AWS IoT Policies in the AWS IoT Developers Guide.

Output

policyName -> (string)

The policy name.

policyArn -> (string)

The policy ARN.

policyDocument -> (string)

The JSON document that describes the policy.

policyVersionId -> (string)

The policy version ID.