PolicyVersion - Amazon Identity and Access Management
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Contains information about a version of a managed policy.

This data type is used as a response element in the CreatePolicyVersion, GetPolicyVersion, ListPolicyVersions, and GetAccountAuthorizationDetails operations.

For more information about managed policies, refer to Managed policies and inline policies in the IAM User Guide.



The date and time, in ISO 8601 date-time format, when the policy version was created.

Type: Timestamp

Required: No


The policy document.

The policy document is returned in the response to the GetPolicyVersion and GetAccountAuthorizationDetails operations. It is not returned in the response to the CreatePolicyVersion or ListPolicyVersions operations.

The policy document returned in this structure is URL-encoded compliant with RFC 3986. You can use a URL decoding method to convert the policy back to plain JSON text. For example, if you use Java, you can use the decode method of the java.net.URLDecoder utility class in the Java SDK. Other languages and SDKs provide similar functionality.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 131072.

Pattern: [\u0009\u000A\u000D\u0020-\u00FF]+

Required: No


Specifies whether the policy version is set as the policy's default version.

Type: Boolean

Required: No


The identifier for the policy version.

Policy version identifiers always begin with v (always lowercase). When a policy is created, the first policy version is v1.

Type: String

Pattern: v[1-9][0-9]*(\.[A-Za-z0-9-]*)?

Required: No

See Also

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