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[ aws . kms ]



Revokes the specified grant for the specified customer master key (CMK). You can revoke a grant to actively deny operations that depend on it.

Cross-account use : Yes. To perform this operation on a CMK in a different AWS account, specify the key ARN in the value of the KeyId parameter.

Required permissions : kms:RevokeGrant (key policy)

Related operations:

  • CreateGrant
  • ListGrants
  • ListRetirableGrants
  • RetireGrant

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--key-id <value>
--grant-id <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--key-id (string)

A unique identifier for the customer master key associated with the grant.

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 .

--grant-id (string)

Identifier of the grant to be revoked.

--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 revoke a grant on a customer master key

The following revoke-grant example deletes a grant from a CMK. The following example command specifies the grant-id and the key-id parameters. The value of the key-id parameter can be the key ID or the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the CMK.

aws kms revoke-grant \
    --grant-id 1234a2345b8a4e350500d432bccf8ecd6506710e1391880c4f7f7140160c9af3 \
    --key-id 1234abcd-12ab-34cd-56ef-1234567890ab

This command produces no output. To confirm that the grant was revoked, use the list-grants command.

For more information, see Using Grants in the AWS Key Management Service Developer Guide.