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create-grant

Description

Adds a grant to a customer master key (CMK). The grant specifies who can use the CMK and under what conditions. When setting permissions, grants are an alternative to key policies.

To perform this operation on a CMK in a different AWS account, specify the key ARN in the value of the KeyId parameter. For more information about grants, see Grants in the AWS Key Management Service Developer Guide .

The result of this operation varies with the key state of the CMK. For details, see How Key State Affects Use of a Customer Master Key in the AWS Key Management Service Developer Guide .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  create-grant
--key-id <value>
--grantee-principal <value>
[--retiring-principal <value>]
--operations <value>
[--constraints <value>]
[--grant-tokens <value>]
[--name <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--key-id (string)

The unique identifier for the customer master key (CMK) that the grant applies to.

Specify the key ID or the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the CMK. To specify a CMK in a different AWS account, you must use the key ARN.

For example:

  • Key ID: 1234abcd-12ab-34cd-56ef-1234567890ab
  • Key ARN: arn:aws:kms:us-east-2:111122223333:key/1234abcd-12ab-34cd-56ef-1234567890ab

To get the key ID and key ARN for a CMK, use ListKeys or DescribeKey .

--grantee-principal (string)

The principal that is given permission to perform the operations that the grant permits.

To specify the principal, use the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of an AWS principal. Valid AWS principals include AWS accounts (root), IAM users, IAM roles, federated users, and assumed role users. For examples of the ARN syntax to use for specifying a principal, see AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) in the Example ARNs section of the AWS General Reference .

--retiring-principal (string)

The principal that is given permission to retire the grant by using RetireGrant operation.

To specify the principal, use the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of an AWS principal. Valid AWS principals include AWS accounts (root), IAM users, federated users, and assumed role users. For examples of the ARN syntax to use for specifying a principal, see AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) in the Example ARNs section of the AWS General Reference .

--operations (list)

A list of operations that the grant permits.

Syntax:

"string" "string" ...

Where valid values are:
  Decrypt
  Encrypt
  GenerateDataKey
  GenerateDataKeyWithoutPlaintext
  ReEncryptFrom
  ReEncryptTo
  CreateGrant
  RetireGrant
  DescribeKey

--constraints (structure)

A structure that you can use to allow certain operations in the grant only when the desired encryption context is present. For more information about encryption context, see Encryption Context in the AWS Key Management Service Developer Guide .

Shorthand Syntax:

EncryptionContextSubset={KeyName1=string,KeyName2=string},EncryptionContextEquals={KeyName1=string,KeyName2=string}

JSON Syntax:

{
  "EncryptionContextSubset": {"string": "string"
    ...},
  "EncryptionContextEquals": {"string": "string"
    ...}
}

--grant-tokens (list)

A list of grant tokens.

For more information, see Grant Tokens in the AWS Key Management Service Developer Guide .

Syntax:

"string" "string" ...

--name (string)

A friendly name for identifying the grant. Use this value to prevent the unintended creation of duplicate grants when retrying this request.

When this value is absent, all CreateGrant requests result in a new grant with a unique GrantId even if all the supplied parameters are identical. This can result in unintended duplicates when you retry the CreateGrant request.

When this value is present, you can retry a CreateGrant request with identical parameters; if the grant already exists, the original GrantId is returned without creating a new grant. Note that the returned grant token is unique with every CreateGrant request, even when a duplicate GrantId is returned. All grant tokens obtained in this way can be used interchangeably.

--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.

Output

GrantToken -> (string)

The grant token.

For more information, see Grant Tokens in the AWS Key Management Service Developer Guide .

GrantId -> (string)

The unique identifier for the grant.

You can use the GrantId in a subsequent RetireGrant or RevokeGrant operation.