sts_assume_role.go - AWS Code Sample


sts_assume_role.go creates a set of temporary security credentials.

/* 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" "" "" "" ) // Usage: // go run sts_assume_role.go 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"), }) if err != nil { fmt.Println("NewSession Error", err) return } // Create a STS client svc := sts.New(sess) roleToAssumeArn := "arn:aws:iam::123456789012:role/roleName" sessionName := "test_session" result, err := svc.AssumeRole(&sts.AssumeRoleInput{ RoleArn: &roleToAssumeArn, RoleSessionName: &sessionName, }) if err != nil { fmt.Println("AssumeRole Error", err) return } fmt.Println(result.AssumedRoleUser) }

Sample Details

Service: sts

Last tested: 2019-01-30

Author: AWS

Type: full-example