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API for Access Analyzer

ABAP Interface /AWS1/IF_AAN

The "TLA" is a Three Letter Abbreviation that appears in ABAP class names, data dictionary objects and other ABAP objects throughout the AWS SDK for SAP ABAP. The TLA for Access Analyzer is AAN. This TLA helps squeeze ABAP objects into the 30-character length limit of the ABAP data dictionary.


To install the AWS SDK for SAP ABAP, import the Core transport, along with the transport for the AccessAnalyzer module and other API modules you are interested in. A few modules are included in the Core transport itself. For more information, see the Developer Guide guide.

About The Service

Identity and Access Management Access Analyzer helps you to set, verify, and refine your IAM policies by providing a suite of capabilities. Its features include findings for external and unused access, basic and custom policy checks for validating policies, and policy generation to generate fine-grained policies. To start using IAM Access Analyzer to identify external or unused access, you first need to create an analyzer.

External access analyzers help identify potential risks of accessing resources by enabling you to identify any resource policies that grant access to an external principal. It does this by using logic-based reasoning to analyze resource-based policies in your Amazon Web Services environment. An external principal can be another Amazon Web Services account, a root user, an IAM user or role, a federated user, an Amazon Web Services service, or an anonymous user. You can also use IAM Access Analyzer to preview public and cross-account access to your resources before deploying permissions changes.

Unused access analyzers help identify potential identity access risks by enabling you to identify unused IAM roles, unused access keys, unused console passwords, and IAM principals with unused service and action-level permissions.

Beyond findings, IAM Access Analyzer provides basic and custom policy checks to validate IAM policies before deploying permissions changes. You can use policy generation to refine permissions by attaching a policy generated using access activity logged in CloudTrail logs.

This guide describes the IAM Access Analyzer operations that you can call programmatically. For general information about IAM Access Analyzer, see Identity and Access Management Access Analyzer in the IAM User Guide.

Using the SDK

In your code, create a client using the SDK module for Access Analyzer, which is created with factory method /AWS1/CL_AAN_FACTORY=>create(). In this example we will assume you have configured an SDK profile in transaction /AWS1/IMG called ZFINANCE.

DATA(go_session)   = /aws1/cl_rt_session_aws=>create( 'ZFINANCE' ).
DATA(go_aan)       = /aws1/cl_aan_factory=>create( go_session ).

Your variable go_aan is an instance of /AWS1/IF_AAN, and all of the operations in the Access Analyzer service are accessed by calling methods in /AWS1/IF_AAN.

API Operations

For an overview of ABAP method calls corresponding to API operations in Access Analyzer, see the Operation List.

Factory Method

/AWS1/CL_AAN_FACTORY=>create( )

Creates an object of type /AWS1/IF_AAN.


Optional arguments:







/AWS1/IF_AAN represents the ABAP client for the AccessAnalyzer service, representing each operation as a method call. For more information see the API Page page.

Configuring Programmatically

DATA(lo_config) = DATA(go_aan)->get_config( ).

lo_config is a variable of type /AWS1/CL_AAN_CONFIG. See the documentation for /AWS1/CL_AAN_CONFIG for details on the settings that can be configured.


Paginators for Access Analyzer can be created via get_paginator() which returns a paginator object of type /AWS1/IF_AAN_PAGINATOR. The operation method that is being paginated is called using the paginator object, which accepts any necessary parameters to provide to the underlying API operation. This returns an iterator object which can be used to iterate over paginated results using has_next() and get_next() methods.

Details about the paginator methods available for service Access Analyzer can be found in interface /AWS1/IF_AAN_PAGINATOR.