- AWS Code Sample demonstrates how to create a key.

/* * Copyright, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved.* * 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 * * * * or in the "license" file accompanying this file. 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 com.example.kms; import; import; import; import; import; import; public class CreateCustomerKey { public static void main(String[] args) { Region region = Region.US_WEST_2; KmsClient kmsClient = KmsClient.builder() .region(region) .build(); String keyDesc = "Created by the AWS KMS API"; System.out.println("The key ID is "+createKey(kmsClient, keyDesc)); } public static String createKey(KmsClient kmsClient, String keyDesc) { try { CreateKeyRequest keyRequest = CreateKeyRequest.builder() .description(keyDesc) .customerMasterKeySpec(CustomerMasterKeySpec.SYMMETRIC_DEFAULT) .keyUsage("ENCRYPT_DECRYPT") .build(); CreateKeyResponse result = kmsClient.createKey(keyRequest); System.out.printf( "Created a customer key with ID \"%s\"%n", result.keyMetadata().arn()); return result.keyMetadata().keyId(); } catch (KmsException e) { System.err.println(e.getMessage()); System.exit(1); } return ""; } }

Sample Details

Service: AWS Key Management Service

Last tested: 8/10/2020

Author: scmacdon-aws

Type: full-example