LoginProfile / Action / update



Changes the password for the specified IAM user. You can use the CLI, the Amazon Web Services API, or the Users page in the IAM console to change the password for any IAM user. Use ChangePassword to change your own password in the My Security Credentials page in the Amazon Web Services Management Console.

For more information about modifying passwords, see Managing passwords in the IAM User Guide.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = login_profile.update(
  • Password (string) –

    The new password for the specified IAM user.

    The regex pattern used to validate this parameter is a string of characters consisting of the following:

    • Any printable ASCII character ranging from the space character ( \u0020) through the end of the ASCII character range

    • The printable characters in the Basic Latin and Latin-1 Supplement character set (through \u00FF)

    • The special characters tab ( \u0009), line feed ( \u000A), and carriage return ( \u000D)

    However, the format can be further restricted by the account administrator by setting a password policy on the Amazon Web Services account. For more information, see UpdateAccountPasswordPolicy.

  • PasswordResetRequired (boolean) – Allows this new password to be used only once by requiring the specified IAM user to set a new password on next sign-in.