AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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This method is used internally to access the Amazon Security Token service within other service assemblies. Please use AmazonSecurityTokenServiceClient to access the Amazon Security Token service instead.

Use Amazon Security Token Service to assume a role. Proxy settings that are required for the HTTPS and STS calls made during the authentication/credential generation process are supported and should have been configured on the STS ClientConfig instance associated with the STS client instance exposing this interface.

Namespace: Amazon.Runtime.SharedInterfaces
Assembly: AWSSDK.Core.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public abstract AssumeRoleImmutableCredentials CredentialsFromAssumeRoleAuthentication(
         String roleArn,
         String roleSessionName,
         AssumeRoleAWSCredentialsOptions options
Type: System.String

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the role to assume.

Type: System.String

An identifier for the assumed role session.

Type: Amazon.Runtime.AssumeRoleAWSCredentialsOptions

Options to be used in the call to AssumeRole.

Return Value

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

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