AWS Tools for PowerShell
User Guide

Set an Initial Password for an IAM User

The following example demonstrates how to use the New-IAMLoginProfile cmdlet to set an initial password for an IAM user. For more information about character limits and recommendations for passwords, see Password Policy Options in the IAM User Guide.

PS > New-IAMLoginProfile -UserName myNewUser -Password "&!123!&" UserName CreateDate -------- ---------- myNewUser 11/20/2012 4:23:05 PM

Use the Update-IAMLoginProfile cmdlet to change the password for an IAM user.

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