AWS Code Sample


create_access_key.cpp demonstrates how to create a new AWS access key and AWS access key ID for an IAM user.

/* Copyright 2010-2019, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. This file is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"). You may not use this file except in compliance with the License. A copy of the License is located at This file is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License. */ #include <aws/core/Aws.h> #include <aws/iam/IAMClient.h> #include <aws/iam/model/CreateAccessKeyRequest.h> #include <aws/iam/model/CreateAccessKeyResult.h> #include <iostream> /** * Creates an access key for an iam user based on command line input */ int main(int argc, char** argv) { if (argc != 2) { std::cout << "Usage: create_access_key <user_name>" << std::endl; return 1; } Aws::SDKOptions options; Aws::InitAPI(options); { Aws::String user_name(argv[1]); Aws::IAM::IAMClient iam; Aws::IAM::Model::CreateAccessKeyRequest request; request.SetUserName(user_name); auto outcome = iam.CreateAccessKey(request); if (!outcome.IsSuccess()) { std::cout << "Error creating access key for IAM user " << user_name << ":" << outcome.GetError().GetMessage() << std::endl; } else { const auto &accessKey = outcome.GetResult().GetAccessKey(); std::cout << "Successfully created access key for IAM user " << user_name << std::endl << " aws_access_key_id = " << accessKey.GetAccessKeyId() << std::endl << " aws_secret_access_key = " << accessKey.GetSecretAccessKey() << std::endl; } } Aws::ShutdownAPI(options); return 0; }

Sample Details

Service: iam

Author: AWS

Type: full-example

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