[ aws . iam ]

update-signing-certificate

Description

Changes the status of the specified user signing certificate from active to disabled, or vice versa. This operation can be used to disable an IAM user’s signing certificate as part of a certificate rotation work flow.

If the UserName field is not specified, the user name is determined implicitly based on the Amazon Web Services access key ID used to sign the request. This operation works for access keys under the Amazon Web Services account. Consequently, you can use this operation to manage Amazon Web Services account root user credentials even if the Amazon Web Services account has no associated users.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  update-signing-certificate
[--user-name <value>]
--certificate-id <value>
--status <value>
[--cli-input-json | --cli-input-yaml]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--user-name (string)

The name of the IAM user the signing certificate belongs to.

This parameter allows (through its regex pattern ) a string of characters consisting of upper and lowercase alphanumeric characters with no spaces. You can also include any of the following characters: _+=,.@-

--certificate-id (string)

The ID of the signing certificate you want to update.

This parameter allows (through its regex pattern ) a string of characters that can consist of any upper or lowercased letter or digit.

--status (string)

The status you want to assign to the certificate. Active means that the certificate can be used for programmatic calls to Amazon Web Services Inactive means that the certificate cannot be used.

Possible values:

  • Active

  • Inactive

--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.

See ‘aws help’ for descriptions of global parameters.

Examples

Note

To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal’s quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

To activate or deactivate a signing certificate for an IAM user

The following update-signing-certificate command deactivates the specified signing certificate for the IAM user named Bob:

aws iam update-signing-certificate --certificate-id TA7SMP42TDN5Z26OBPJE7EXAMPLE --status Inactive --user-name Bob

To get the ID for a signing certificate, use the list-signing-certificates command.

For more information, see Creating and Uploading a User Signing Certificate in the Using IAM guide.

Output

None