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AttachPolicy

Attaches a policy to the specified target.

Request Syntax

PUT /target-policies/policyName HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "target": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request requires the following URI parameters.

policyName

The name of the policy to attach.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [\w+=,.@-]+

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

target

The identity to which the policy is attached.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200

Response Elements

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

Errors

InternalFailureException

An unexpected error has occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidRequestException

The request is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400

LimitExceededException

The number of attached entities exceeds the limit.

HTTP Status Code: 410

ResourceNotFoundException

The specified resource does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404

ServiceUnavailableException

The service is temporarily unavailable.

HTTP Status Code: 503

ThrottlingException

The rate exceeds the limit.

HTTP Status Code: 429

UnauthorizedException

You are not authorized to perform this operation.

HTTP Status Code: 401

See Also

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