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create_user.cpp

create_user.cpp demonstrates how to create an IAM user for an AWS account.

/* Copyright 2010-2017 Amazon.com, 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 http://aws.amazon.com/apache2.0/ 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/CreateUserRequest.h> #include <aws/iam/model/CreateUserResult.h> #include <aws/iam/model/GetUserRequest.h> #include <aws/iam/model/GetUserResult.h> #include <iostream> void CreateUser(const Aws::String& user_name) { Aws::IAM::IAMClient iam; Aws::IAM::Model::GetUserRequest get_request; get_request.SetUserName(user_name); auto get_outcome = iam.GetUser(get_request); if (get_outcome.IsSuccess()) { std::cout << "IAM user " << user_name << " already exists" << std::endl; return; } else if (get_outcome.GetError().GetErrorType() != Aws::IAM::IAMErrors::NO_SUCH_ENTITY) { std::cout << "Error checking existence of IAM user " << user_name << ":" << get_outcome.GetError().GetMessage() << std::endl; return; } Aws::IAM::Model::CreateUserRequest create_request; create_request.SetUserName(user_name); auto create_outcome = iam.CreateUser(create_request); if (!create_outcome.IsSuccess()) { std::cout << "Error creating IAM user " << user_name << ":" << create_outcome.GetError().GetMessage() << std::endl; return; } std::cout << "Successfully created IAM user " << user_name << std::endl; } /** * Creates an iam user based on command line input */ int main(int argc, char** argv) { if (argc != 2) { std::cout << "Usage: create_user <user_name>" << std::endl; return 1; } Aws::SDKOptions options; Aws::InitAPI(options); { Aws::String user_name(argv[1]); CreateUser(user_name); }Aws::ShutdownAPI(options); return 0; }

Sample Details

Service: iam

Author: AWS

Type: full-example

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