User Guide

AWS CloudHSM Command Line Tools

AWS CloudHSM provides command line tools for managing and using AWS CloudHSM.

Manage Clusters and HSMs

These tools get, create, delete, and tag AWS CloudHSM clusters and HSMs:

Manage Users

This tool creates and deletes HSM users, including implementing quorum authentication of user management tasks:

Manage Keys

This tool creates, deletes, imports, and exports symmetric keys and asymmetric key pairs:

  • key_mgmt_util. This tool is included in the AWS CloudHSM client software.


Helper Tools

These tools help you to use the tools and software libraries.

  • configure updates your CloudHSM client configuration files. This enables the AWS CloudHSM to synchronize the HSMs in a cluster.

  • pkpspeed measures the performance of your HSM hardware independent of software libraries.