AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Container for the parameters to the GetKeyPolicy operation. Gets a key policy attached to the specified customer master key (CMK). You cannot perform this operation on a CMK in a different AWS account.

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


public class GetKeyPolicyRequest : AmazonKeyManagementServiceRequest

The GetKeyPolicyRequest type exposes the following members


Public Method GetKeyPolicyRequest()


Public Property KeyId System.String

Gets and sets the property KeyId.

A unique identifier for the customer master key (CMK).

Specify the key ID or the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the CMK.

For example:

  • Key ID: 1234abcd-12ab-34cd-56ef-1234567890ab

  • Key ARN: arn:aws:kms:us-east-2:111122223333:key/1234abcd-12ab-34cd-56ef-1234567890ab

To get the key ID and key ARN for a CMK, use ListKeys or DescribeKey.

Public Property PolicyName System.String

Gets and sets the property PolicyName.

Specifies the name of the key policy. The only valid name is default. To get the names of key policies, use ListKeyPolicies.


The following example retrieves the key policy for the specified customer master key (CMK).

To retrieve a key policy

var response = client.GetKeyPolicy(new GetKeyPolicyRequest 
    KeyId = "1234abcd-12ab-34cd-56ef-1234567890ab", // The identifier of the CMK whose key policy you want to retrieve. You can use the key ID or the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the CMK.
    PolicyName = "default" // The name of the key policy to retrieve.

string policy = response.Policy; // The key policy document.


Version Information

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 1.3

.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