Programming the Amazon KMS API - Amazon Key Management Service
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Programming the Amazon KMS API

You can use the Amazon KMS API to create and manage KMS keys and special features, such as custom key stores, and use KMS keys in cryptographic operations. For detailed information, see the Amazon Key Management Service API Reference.

The sample code in the following topics show how to use the Amazon SDKs to call the Amazon KMS API.

For information about using the Amazon KMS console to perform some of these tasks, see Managing keys.