ListPolicyGenerations - IAM Access Analyzer
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Lists all of the policy generations requested in the last seven days.

Request Syntax

GET /policy/generation?maxResults=maxResults&nextToken=nextToken&principalArn=principalArn HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The maximum number of results to return in the response.

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1.


A token used for pagination of results returned.


The ARN of the IAM entity (user or role) for which you are generating a policy. Use this with ListGeneratedPolicies to filter the results to only include results for a specific principal.

Pattern: arn:[^:]*:iam::[^:]*:(role|user)/.{1,576}

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "nextToken": "string", "policyGenerations": [ { "completedOn": "string", "jobId": "string", "principalArn": "string", "startedOn": "string", "status": "string" } ] }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


A token used for pagination of results returned.

Type: String


A PolicyGeneration object that contains details about the generated policy.

Type: Array of PolicyGeneration objects


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


You do not have sufficient access to perform this action.

HTTP Status Code: 403


Internal server error.

HTTP Status Code: 500


Throttling limit exceeded error.

HTTP Status Code: 429


Validation exception error.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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