Use AddUserToGroup with an Amazon SDK or command line tool - Amazon Identity and Access Management
Services or capabilities described in Amazon Web Services documentation might vary by Region. To see the differences applicable to the China Regions, see Getting Started with Amazon Web Services in China (PDF).

Use AddUserToGroup with an Amazon SDK or command line tool

The following code examples show how to use AddUserToGroup.

Action examples are code excerpts from larger programs and must be run in context. You can see this action in context in the following code example:

.NET
Amazon SDK for .NET
Note

There's more on GitHub. Find the complete example and learn how to set up and run in the Amazon Code Examples Repository.

/// <summary> /// Add an existing IAM user to an existing IAM group. /// </summary> /// <param name="userName">The username of the user to add.</param> /// <param name="groupName">The name of the group to add the user to.</param> /// <returns>A Boolean value indicating the success of the action.</returns> public async Task<bool> AddUserToGroupAsync(string userName, string groupName) { var response = await _IAMService.AddUserToGroupAsync(new AddUserToGroupRequest { GroupName = groupName, UserName = userName, }); return response.HttpStatusCode == HttpStatusCode.OK; }
  • For API details, see AddUserToGroup in Amazon SDK for .NET API Reference.

CLI
Amazon CLI

To add a user to an IAM group

The following add-user-to-group command adds an IAM user named Bob to the IAM group named Admins.

aws iam add-user-to-group \ --user-name Bob \ --group-name Admins

This command produces no output.

For more information, see Adding and removing users in an IAM user group in the Amazon IAM User Guide.

  • For API details, see AddUserToGroup in Amazon CLI Command Reference.

PowerShell
Tools for PowerShell

Example 1: This command adds the user named Bob to the group named Admins.

Add-IAMUserToGroup -UserName "Bob" -GroupName "Admins"
  • For API details, see AddUserToGroup in Amazon Tools for PowerShell Cmdlet Reference.

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.