Generate a credential report from IAM using an Amazon SDK - Amazon Identity and Access Management
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Generate a credential report from IAM using an Amazon SDK

The following code example shows how to generate a credential report from IAM for the current account. After the report is generated, get it by using the GetCredentialReport action.

SDK for Python (Boto3)

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def generate_credential_report(): """ Starts generation of a credentials report about the current account. After calling this function to generate the report, call get_credential_report to get the latest report. A new report can be generated a minimum of four hours after the last one was generated. """ try: response = iam.meta.client.generate_credential_report()"Generating credentials report for your account. " "Current state is %s.", response['State']) except ClientError: logger.exception("Couldn't generate a credentials report for your account.") raise else: return response

For a complete list of Amazon SDK developer guides and code examples, see Using IAM with an Amazon SDK. This topic also includes information about getting started and details about previous SDK versions.