Use GetAccessKeyLastUsed with an Amazon SDK or command line tool - Amazon Identity and Access Management
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Use GetAccessKeyLastUsed with an Amazon SDK or command line tool

The following code examples show how to use GetAccessKeyLastUsed.

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C++
SDK for C++
Note

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

bool AwsDoc::IAM::accessKeyLastUsed(const Aws::String &secretKeyID, const Aws::Client::ClientConfiguration &clientConfig) { Aws::IAM::IAMClient iam(clientConfig); Aws::IAM::Model::GetAccessKeyLastUsedRequest request; request.SetAccessKeyId(secretKeyID); Aws::IAM::Model::GetAccessKeyLastUsedOutcome outcome = iam.GetAccessKeyLastUsed( request); if (!outcome.IsSuccess()) { std::cerr << "Error querying last used time for access key " << secretKeyID << ":" << outcome.GetError().GetMessage() << std::endl; } else { Aws::String lastUsedTimeString = outcome.GetResult() .GetAccessKeyLastUsed() .GetLastUsedDate() .ToGmtString(Aws::Utils::DateFormat::ISO_8601); std::cout << "Access key " << secretKeyID << " last used at time " << lastUsedTimeString << std::endl; } return outcome.IsSuccess(); }
CLI
Amazon CLI

To retrieve information about when the specified access key was last used

The following example retrieves information about when the access key ABCDEXAMPLE was last used.

aws iam get-access-key-last-used \ --access-key-id ABCDEXAMPLE

Output:

{ "UserName": "Bob", "AccessKeyLastUsed": { "Region": "us-east-1", "ServiceName": "iam", "LastUsedDate": "2015-06-16T22:45:00Z" } }

For more information, see Managing access keys for IAM users in the Amazon IAM User Guide.

JavaScript
SDK for JavaScript (v3)
Note

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

Get the access key.

import { GetAccessKeyLastUsedCommand, IAMClient } from "@aws-sdk/client-iam"; const client = new IAMClient({}); /** * * @param {string} accessKeyId */ export const getAccessKeyLastUsed = async (accessKeyId) => { const command = new GetAccessKeyLastUsedCommand({ AccessKeyId: accessKeyId, }); const response = await client.send(command); if (response.AccessKeyLastUsed?.LastUsedDate) { console.log(` ${accessKeyId} was last used by ${response.UserName} via the ${response.AccessKeyLastUsed.ServiceName} service on ${response.AccessKeyLastUsed.LastUsedDate.toISOString()} `); } return response; };
SDK for JavaScript (v2)
Note

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

// Load the AWS SDK for Node.js var AWS = require("aws-sdk"); // Set the region AWS.config.update({ region: "REGION" }); // Create the IAM service object var iam = new AWS.IAM({ apiVersion: "2010-05-08" }); iam.getAccessKeyLastUsed( { AccessKeyId: "ACCESS_KEY_ID" }, function (err, data) { if (err) { console.log("Error", err); } else { console.log("Success", data.AccessKeyLastUsed); } } );
PowerShell
Tools for PowerShell

Example 1: Returns the owning user name and last-usage information for the supplied access key.

Get-IAMAccessKeyLastUsed -AccessKeyId ABCDEXAMPLE
Python
SDK for Python (Boto3)
Note

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

def get_last_use(key_id): """ Gets information about when and how a key was last used. :param key_id: The ID of the key to look up. :return: Information about the key's last use. """ try: response = iam.meta.client.get_access_key_last_used(AccessKeyId=key_id) last_used_date = response["AccessKeyLastUsed"].get("LastUsedDate", None) last_service = response["AccessKeyLastUsed"].get("ServiceName", None) logger.info( "Key %s was last used by %s on %s to access %s.", key_id, response["UserName"], last_used_date, last_service, ) except ClientError: logger.exception("Couldn't get last use of key %s.", key_id) 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.