Requesting Temporary Credentials for a Role

Last updated: 2019-04-17 16:41:05


API Description

This API (AssumeRole) is used to request temporary credentials for a role.
Request domain name:

Input Parameters

The following request parameter list only provides the API request parameters. Other parameters can be found in Common Request Parameters.

Parameter Name Required Type Description
roleArn Yes String Description of a role's resources. For example: qcs::cam::uin/12345678:role/4611686018427397919, qcs::cam::uin/12345678:roleName/testRoleName.
roleSessionName Yes String User-defined name of a temporary session
durationSeconds No Int The validity period of the temporary credentials (in seconds). Default is 1,800 seconds. The maximum value is 7,200 seconds.

Output Parameters

Parameter Name Type Description
credentials credentials The object contains a triad of token, tmpSecretId and tmpSecretKey.

Credential Data Structures

Parameter Name Type Description
token String Token value
tmpSecretId String Temporary security certificate ID
tmpSecretKey String Temporary security certificate ID


&roleSessionName=abc&durationSeconds=1800&<Common request parameters>


    "code": 0,
    "message": "",
    "codeDesc": "Success",
    "data": {
        "credentials": {
            "sessionToken": "5e776c4216ff4d31a7c74fe194a978a3ff2a42864",
            "tmpSecretId": "AKIDcAZnqgar9ByWq6m7ucIn8LNEuY2MkPCl",
            "tmpSecretKey": "VpxrX0IMCpHXWL0Wr3KQNCqJix1uhMqD"
        "expiredTime": 1506433269,
        "expiration": "2017-09-26T13:41:09Z"