Amazon Cognito Identity Provider
API Reference (API Version 2016-04-18)

VerifySoftwareToken

Use this API to register a user's entered TOTP code and mark the user's software token MFA status as "verified" if successful. The request takes an access token or a session string, but not both.

Request Syntax

{ "AccessToken": "string", "FriendlyDeviceName": "string", "Session": "string", "UserCode": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

AccessToken

The access token.

Type: String

Pattern: [A-Za-z0-9-_=.]+

Required: No

FriendlyDeviceName

The friendly device name.

Type: String

Required: No

Session

The session which should be passed both ways in challenge-response calls to the service.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 20. Maximum length of 2048.

Required: No

UserCode

The one time password computed using the secret code returned by AssociateSoftwareToken

Type: String

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 6.

Pattern: [0-9]+

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "Session": "string", "Status": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

Session

The session which should be passed both ways in challenge-response calls to the service.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 20. Maximum length of 2048.

Status

The status of the verify software token.

Type: String

Valid Values: SUCCESS | ERROR

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

CodeMismatchException

This exception is thrown if the provided code does not match what the server was expecting.

HTTP Status Code: 400

EnableSoftwareTokenMFAException

This exception is thrown when there is a code mismatch and the service fails to configure the software token TOTP multi-factor authentication (MFA).

HTTP Status Code: 400

InternalErrorException

This exception is thrown when Amazon Cognito encounters an internal error.

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidParameterException

This exception is thrown when the Amazon Cognito service encounters an invalid parameter.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InvalidUserPoolConfigurationException

This exception is thrown when the user pool configuration is invalid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

NotAuthorizedException

This exception is thrown when a user is not authorized.

HTTP Status Code: 400

NotAuthorizedException

This exception is thrown when a user is not authorized.

HTTP Status Code: 400

PasswordResetRequiredException

This exception is thrown when a password reset is required.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ResourceNotFoundException

This exception is thrown when the Amazon Cognito service cannot find the requested resource.

HTTP Status Code: 400

SoftwareTokenMFANotFoundException

This exception is thrown when the software token TOTP multi-factor authentication (MFA) is not enabled for the user pool.

HTTP Status Code: 400

TooManyRequestsException

This exception is thrown when the user has made too many requests for a given operation.

HTTP Status Code: 400

UserNotConfirmedException

This exception is thrown when a user is not confirmed successfully.

HTTP Status Code: 400

UserNotFoundException

This exception is thrown when a user is not found.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: