AWS IAM Users- using AWS Tools for Windows Powershell

Creating Users –To create a user, use the New-IAMUser cmdlet.

New-IAMUser – UserName ‘TestUser’


Get Users – Get details of a user by using Get-IAMUser cmdlet.
If you do not pass the -UserName parameter, it will retrieve the details of the user currently logged in.



Update Users – If you want to edit a user’s username or path,  you use the Update-IAMUser cmdlet.

Update-IAMUser -username ‘TestUser’ -NewUserName ‘TestUser2’

Remove Users – To remove users use the Remove-IAMUser cmdlet.
Calling Get-IAMUser for TestUser2 returns an error message that the user with name TestUser2 cannot be found.
This confirms the TestUser2 user was removed successfully.

Remove-IAMUser -UserName ‘TestUser2’ -Force


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