AWS Code Sample


delete_policy.cpp demonstrates how to delete a managed policy from an AWS account.

/* 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/DeletePolicyRequest.h> #include <iostream> /** * Deletes an IAM policy based on command line input; only works for policies * that have not been associated with other resources To delete a policy in the * non-trivial case, use the DeletePolicy operation within the * aws-cpp-sdk-access-management high level sdk */ int main(int argc, char** argv) { if (argc != 2) { std::cout << "Usage: delete_policy <policy_arn>" << std::endl; return 1; } Aws::SDKOptions options; Aws::InitAPI(options); { Aws::String policy_arn(argv[1]); Aws::IAM::IAMClient iam; Aws::IAM::Model::DeletePolicyRequest request; request.SetPolicyArn(policy_arn); auto outcome = iam.DeletePolicy(request); if (!outcome.IsSuccess()) { std::cout << "Error deleting policy with arn " << policy_arn << ": " << outcome.GetError().GetMessage() << std::endl; } else { std::cout << "Successfully deleted policy with arn " << policy_arn << std::endl; } } Aws::ShutdownAPI(options); return 0; }

Sample Details

Service: iam

Author: AWS

Type: full-example

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