kms_create_key.go - AWS Code Sample


Creates a KMS key.

/* 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. */ package main import ( "" "" "" "fmt" "os" ) // Create a customer master key (CMK) // Since we are only encrypting small amounts of data (4 KiB or less) directly, // a CMK is fine for our purposes. // For larger amounts of data, // use the CMK to encrypt a data encryption key (DEK). func main() { // Initialize a session in us-west-2 that the SDK will use to load // credentials from the shared credentials file ~/.aws/credentials. sess, err := session.NewSession(&aws.Config{ Region: aws.String("us-west-2")}, ) // Create KMS service client svc := kms.New(sess) // Create the key result, err := svc.CreateKey(&kms.CreateKeyInput{ Tags: []*kms.Tag{ { TagKey: aws.String("CreatedBy"), TagValue: aws.String("ExampleUser"), }, }, }) if err != nil { fmt.Println("Got error creating key: ", err) os.Exit(1) } fmt.Println(*result.KeyMetadata.KeyId) }

Sample Details

Service: kms

Last tested: 2018-03-16

Author: Doug-AWS

Type: full-example