AWS SDK Version 2 for .NET
API Reference

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.NET Framework 3.5
Contains information about an AWS access key.

This data type is used as a response element in the CreateAccessKey and ListAccessKeys actions.

The SecretAccessKey value is returned only in response to CreateAccessKey. You can get a secret access key only when you first create an access key; you cannot recover the secret access key later. If you lose a secret access key, you must create a new access key.

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


public class AccessKey : Object

The AccessKey type exposes the following members


Public Method AccessKey() Empty constructor used to set properties independently even when a simple constructor is available
Public Method AccessKey(string, string, StatusType, string) Instantiates AccessKey with the parameterized properties


Public Property AccessKeyId System.String Gets and sets the property AccessKeyId.

The ID for this access key.

Public Property CreateDate System.DateTime Gets and sets the property CreateDate.

The date when the access key was created.

Public Property SecretAccessKey System.String Gets and sets the property SecretAccessKey.

The secret key used to sign requests.

Public Property Status Amazon.IdentityManagement.StatusType Gets and sets the property Status.

The status of the access key. Active means the key is valid for API calls, while Inactive means it is not.

Public Property UserName System.String Gets and sets the property UserName.

The name of the IAM user that the access key is associated with.

Version Information

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

.NET for Windows Store apps:
Supported in: Windows 8.1, Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone:
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1