AWS Security Token Service

The AWS Security Token Service (STS) is a web service that enables you to request temporary, limited-privilege credentials for AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) users or for users that you authenticate (federated users).

Key Links

API Paths

Assume Role (GET) /?Action=AssumeRole OpenAPI
Assume Role With S A M L (GET) /?Action=AssumeRoleWithSAML OpenAPI
Assume Role With Web Identity (GET) /?Action=AssumeRoleWithWebIdentity OpenAPI
Decode Authorization Message (GET) /?Action=DecodeAuthorizationMessage OpenAPI
Get Caller Identity (GET) /?Action=GetCallerIdentity OpenAPI
Get Federation Token (GET) /?Action=GetFederationToken OpenAPI
Get Session Token (GET) /?Action=GetSessionToken OpenAPI