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[ aws . opensearchserverless ]



Creates a security policy to be used by one or more OpenSearch Serverless collections. Security policies provide access to a collection and its OpenSearch Dashboards endpoint from public networks or specific VPC endpoints. They also allow you to secure a collection with a KMS encryption key. For more information, see Network access for Amazon OpenSearch Serverless and Encryption at rest for Amazon OpenSearch Serverless .

See also: AWS API Documentation

create-security-policy uses document type values. Document types follow the JSON data model where valid values are: strings, numbers, booleans, null, arrays, and objects. For command input, options and nested parameters that are labeled with the type document must be provided as JSON. Shorthand syntax does not support document types.


[--client-token <value>]
[--description <value>]
--name <value>
--policy <value>
--type <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]


--client-token (string)

Unique, case-sensitive identifier to ensure idempotency of the request.

--description (string)

A description of the policy. Typically used to store information about the permissions defined in the policy.

--name (string)

The name of the policy.

--policy (string)

The JSON policy document to use as the content for the new policy.

--type (string)

The type of security policy.

Possible values:

  • encryption
  • network

--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.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.


securityPolicyDetail -> (structure)

Details about the created security policy.

createdDate -> (long)

The date the policy was created.

description -> (string)

The description of the security policy.

lastModifiedDate -> (long)

The timestamp of when the policy was last modified.

name -> (string)

The name of the policy.

policy -> (document)

The JSON policy document without any whitespaces.

policyVersion -> (string)

The version of the policy.

type -> (string)

The type of security policy.