[ aws . sns ]



Adds a statement to a topic’s access control policy, granting access for the specified AWS accounts to the specified actions.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


--topic-arn <value>
--label <value>
--aws-account-id <value>
--action-name <value>
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--cli-auto-prompt <value>]


--topic-arn (string)

The ARN of the topic whose access control policy you wish to modify.

--label (string)

A unique identifier for the new policy statement.

--aws-account-id (list)

The AWS account IDs of the users (principals) who will be given access to the specified actions. The users must have AWS accounts, but do not need to be signed up for this service.



"string" "string" ...

--action-name (list)

The action you want to allow for the specified principal(s).

Valid values: Any Amazon SNS action name, for example Publish .



"string" "string" ...

--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml (string) Reads arguments from the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, those values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally. This may not be specified along with --cli-input-yaml.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. Similarly, if provided yaml-input it will print a sample input YAML that can be used with --cli-input-yaml. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

--cli-auto-prompt (boolean) Automatically prompt for CLI input parameters.

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.


To add a permission to a topic

The following add-permission example adds the permission for AWS account 987654321098 to use the Publish action with the specified topic under AWS account 123456789012.

aws sns add-permission -\
    -topic-arn arn:aws:sns:us-west-2:123456789012:MyTopic \
    --label Publish-Permission \
    --aws-account-id 987654321098 \
    --action-name Publish

This command produces no output.