Using Amazon Identity and Access Management from the Amazon CLI - Amazon Command Line Interface
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Using Amazon Identity and Access Management from the Amazon CLI

An introduction to Amazon Identity and Access Management

You can access the features of Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM) using the Amazon Command Line Interface (Amazon CLI). To list the Amazon CLI commands for IAM, use the following command.

aws iam help

This topic shows examples of Amazon CLI commands that perform common tasks for IAM.

Before you run any commands, set your default credentials. For more information, see Configuring the Amazon CLI.

For more information on the IAM service, see the Amazon Identity and Access Management User Guide.