ListPrincipalPolicies - Amazon IoT
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Lists the policies attached to the specified principal. If you use an Cognito identity, the ID must be in AmazonCognito Identity format.

Note: This action is deprecated and works as expected for backward compatibility, but we won't add enhancements. Use ListAttachedPolicies instead.

Requires permission to access the ListPrincipalPolicies action.

Request Syntax

GET /principal-policies?isAscendingOrder=ascendingOrder&marker=marker&pageSize=pageSize HTTP/1.1 x-amzn-iot-principal: principal

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


Specifies the order for results. If true, results are returned in ascending creation order.


The marker for the next set of results.

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 1024.

Pattern: [A-Za-z0-9+/]+={0,2}


The result page size.

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1. Maximum value of 250.


The principal. Valid principals are CertificateArn (arn:aws:iot:region:accountId:cert/certificateId), thingGroupArn (arn:aws:iot:region:accountId:thinggroup/groupName) and CognitoId (region:id).

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "nextMarker": "string", "policies": [ { "policyArn": "string", "policyName": "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.


The marker for the next set of results, or null if there are no additional results.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 1024.

Pattern: [A-Za-z0-9+/]+={0,2}


The policies.

Type: Array of Policy objects



An unexpected error has occurred.

HTTP Status Code: 500


The request is not valid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified resource does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The service is temporarily unavailable.

HTTP Status Code: 503


The rate exceeds the limit.

HTTP Status Code: 400


You are not authorized to perform this operation.

HTTP Status Code: 401

See Also

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