AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates a password for the specified user, giving the user the ability to access AWS services through the AWS Management Console. For more information about managing passwords, see Managing Passwords in the IAM User Guide.


For .NET Core, PCL and Unity this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to CreateLoginProfileAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.IdentityManagement
Assembly: AWSSDK.IdentityManagement.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public abstract CreateLoginProfileResponse CreateLoginProfile(
         CreateLoginProfileRequest request
Type: Amazon.IdentityManagement.Model.CreateLoginProfileRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the CreateLoginProfile service method, as returned by IdentityManagementService.


EntityAlreadyExistsException The request was rejected because it attempted to create a resource that already exists.
LimitExceededException The request was rejected because it attempted to create resources beyond the current AWS account limits. The error message describes the limit exceeded.
NoSuchEntityException The request was rejected because it referenced an entity that does not exist. The error message describes the entity.
PasswordPolicyViolationException The request was rejected because the provided password did not meet the requirements imposed by the account password policy.
ServiceFailureException The request processing has failed because of an unknown error, exception or failure.


The following command changes IAM user Bob's password and sets the flag that required Bob to change the password the next time he signs in.

To create an instance profile

var response = client.CreateLoginProfile(new CreateLoginProfileRequest 
    Password = "h]6EszR}vJ*m",
    PasswordResetRequired = true,
    UserName = "Bob"

LoginProfile loginProfile = response.LoginProfile;


Version Information

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

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

Supported Versions: 4.6 and above
Supported Platforms: Android, iOS, Standalone

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