AWS SDK Version 2 for .NET
API Reference

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.NET Framework 3.5
Retrieves information about the specified managed policy, including the policy's default version and the total number of users, groups, and roles that the policy is attached to. For a list of the specific users, groups, and roles that the policy is attached to, use the ListEntitiesForPolicy API. This API returns metadata about the policy. To retrieve the policy document for a specific version of the policy, use GetPolicyVersion.

This API retrieves information about managed policies. To retrieve information about an inline policy that is embedded with a user, group, or role, use the GetUserPolicy, GetGroupPolicy, or GetRolePolicy API.

For more information about policies, refer to Managed Policies and Inline Policies in the IAM User Guide.

Namespace: Amazon.IdentityManagement
Assembly: AWSSDK.dll
Version: (assembly version)


public abstract GetPolicyResponse GetPolicy(
         GetPolicyRequest request


Type: Amazon.IdentityManagement.Model.GetPolicyRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the GetPolicy service method.

Return Value
Type: Amazon.IdentityManagement.Model.GetPolicyResponse
The response from the GetPolicy service method, as returned by IdentityManagementService.


InvalidInputException The request was rejected because an invalid or out-of-range value was supplied for an input parameter.
NoSuchEntityException The request was rejected because it referenced an entity that does not exist. The error message describes the entity.
ServiceFailureException The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5