AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Retrieves the JSON text of the resource-based policy document attached to the secret. For more information about permissions policies attached to a secret, see Permissions policies attached to a secret.

Secrets Manager generates a CloudTrail log entry when you call this action. Do not include sensitive information in request parameters because it might be logged. For more information, see Logging Secrets Manager events with CloudTrail.

Required permissions: secretsmanager:GetResourcePolicy. For more information, see IAM policy actions for Secrets Manager and Authentication and access control in Secrets Manager.


For .NET Core this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to GetResourcePolicyAsync.

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


public virtual GetResourcePolicyResponse GetResourcePolicy(
         GetResourcePolicyRequest request


Type: Amazon.SecretsManager.Model.GetResourcePolicyRequest

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

Return Value

The response from the GetResourcePolicy service method, as returned by SecretsManager.


InternalServiceErrorException An error occurred on the server side.
InvalidParameterException The parameter name or value is invalid.
InvalidRequestException A parameter value is not valid for the current state of the resource. Possible causes: The secret is scheduled for deletion. You tried to enable rotation on a secret that doesn't already have a Lambda function ARN configured and you didn't include such an ARN as a parameter in this call. The secret is managed by another service, and you must use that service to update it. For more information, see Secrets managed by other Amazon Web Services services.
ResourceNotFoundException Secrets Manager can't find the resource that you asked for.


The following example shows how to retrieve the resource-based policy that is attached to a secret.

To retrieve the resource-based policy attached to a secret

var client = new AmazonSecretsManagerClient();
var response = client.GetResourcePolicy(new GetResourcePolicyRequest 
    SecretId = "MyTestDatabaseSecret"

string arn = response.ARN;
string name = response.Name;
string resourcePolicy = response.ResourcePolicy;


Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5 and newer, 3.5

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