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AWS Secrets Manager API Reference
AWS Secrets Manager API Reference Guide (API Version 2017-10-17)

GetResourcePolicy

Retrieves the JSON text of the resource-based policy document that's attached to the specified secret. The JSON request string input and response output are shown formatted with white space and line breaks for better readability. Submit your input as a single line JSON string.

Minimum permissions

To run this command, you must have the following permissions:

  • secretsmanager:GetResourcePolicy

Related operations

Request Syntax

{ "SecretId": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

SecretId

Specifies the secret that you want to retrieve the attached resource-based policy for. You can specify either the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) or the friendly name of the secret.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 2048.

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "ARN": "string", "Name": "string", "ResourcePolicy": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

ARN

The ARN of the secret that the resource-based policy was retrieved for.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 20. Maximum length of 2048.

Name

The friendly name of the secret that the resource-based policy was retrieved for.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 512.

ResourcePolicy

A JSON-formatted string that describes the permissions that are associated with the attached secret. These permissions are combined with any permissions that are associated with the user or role that attempts to access this secret. The combined permissions specify who can access the secret and what actions they can perform. For more information, see Authentication and Access Control for AWS Secrets Manager in the AWS Secrets Manager User Guide.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 4096.

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

InternalServiceError

An error occurred on the server side.

HTTP Status Code: 500

InvalidRequestException

You provided a parameter value that is not valid for the current state of the resource.

Possible causes:

  • You tried to perform the operation on a secret that's currently marked deleted.

  • 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.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ResourceNotFoundException

We can't find the resource that you asked for.

HTTP Status Code: 400

Example

The following example shows how to retrieve the resource-based policy that's attached to the specified secret. The JSON request string input and response output are shown formatted with white space and line breaks for better readability. Submit your input as a single line JSON string.

Sample Request

POST / HTTP/1.1 Host: secretsmanager.region.domain Accept-Encoding: identity X-Amz-Target: secretsmanager.GetResourcePolicy Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 User-Agent: <user-agent-string> X-Amz-Date: <date> Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=<credentials>,SignedHeaders=<headers>, Signature=<signature> Content-Length: <payload-size-bytes> { "SecretId": "MyTestDatabaseSecret" }

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK Date: <date> Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Content-Length: <response-size-bytes> Connection: keep-alive x-amzn-RequestId: <request-id-guid> { "ARN": "arn:aws:secretsmanager:us-west-2:123456789012:secret:MyTestDatabaseSecret-a1b2c3", "Name": "MyTestDatabaseSecret", "ResourcePolicy": "{\"Version\":\"2012-10-17\",\"Statement\":{\"Effect\":\"Allow\",\"Principal\":{\"AWS\":[\"arn:aws:iam::111122223333:root\",\"arn:aws:iam::444455556666:root\"]},\"Action\":[\"secretsmanager:GetSecretValue\"],\"Resource\":\"*\"}}" }

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: