AWS Organizations
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Contains information about a policy, but does not include the content. To see the content of a policy, see DescribePolicy.



The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the policy.

For more information about ARNs in Organizations, see ARN Formats Supported by Organizations in the AWS Organizations User Guide.

Type: String

Pattern: ^(arn:aws:organizations::\d{12}:policy\/o-[a-z0-9]{10,32}\/[0-9a-z_]+\/p-[0-9a-z]{10,32})|(arn:aws:organizations::aws:policy\/[0-9a-z_]+\/p-[0-9a-zA-Z_]{10,128})

Required: No


A boolean value that indicates whether the specified policy is an AWS managed policy. If true, then you can attach the policy to roots, OUs, or accounts, but you cannot edit it.

Type: Boolean

Required: No


The description of the policy.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 512.

Required: No


The unique identifier (ID) of the policy.

The regex pattern for a policy ID string requires "p-" followed by from 8 to 128 lower-case letters or digits.

Type: String

Pattern: ^p-[0-9a-zA-Z_]{8,128}$

Required: No


The friendly name of the policy.

The regex pattern that is used to validate this parameter is a string of any of the characters in the ASCII character range.

Type: String

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

Required: No


The type of policy.

Type: String


Required: No

See Also

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

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