Sets the security preferences.

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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description 
Action String Required SetSecurityPreference

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to SetSecurityPreference.

EnableSaveMFATicket Boolean No true

Specifies whether RAM users can save security codes for multi-factor authentication (MFA) during logon. Each security code is valid for seven days. Valid values:

  • true: RAM users can save MFA security codes during logon.
  • false: RAM users cannot save MFA security codes during logon. This is the default value.
AllowUserToChangePassword Boolean No true

Specifies whether RAM users can change their passwords. Valid values:

  • true: RAM users can change their passwords. This is the default value.
  • false: RAM users cannot change their passwords.
AllowUserToManageAccessKeys Boolean No false

Specifies whether RAM users can manage their AccessKey pairs. Valid values:

  • true: RAM users can manage their AccessKey pairs.
  • false: RAM users cannot manage their AccessKey pairs. This is the default value.
AllowUserToManagePublicKeys Boolean No false

Specifies whether RAM users can manage their public keys. Valid values:

  • true: RAM users can manage their public keys.
  • false: RAM users cannot manage their public keys. This is the default value.
Note This parameter is valid only for the Japan site.
AllowUserToManageMFADevices Boolean No true

Specifies whether RAM users can manage their MFA devices. Valid values:

  • true: RAM users can manage their MFA devices. This is the default value.
  • false: RAM users cannot manage their MFA devices.
LoginSessionDuration Integer No 6

The validity period of a logon session of a RAM user.

Valid values: 6 to 24. Default value: 6. Unit: hours.

LoginNetworkMasks String No 10.0.0.0/8

The subnet mask that indicates the IP addresses from which logon to the Alibaba Cloud Management Console is allowed. This parameter applies to password-based logon and single sign-on (SSO). However, this parameter does not apply to API calls that are authenticated based on AccessKey pairs.

  • If you specify a subnet mask, RAM users can log on to the Alibaba Cloud Management Console only by using the IP addresses in the subnetwork.
  • If you do not specify a subnet mask, RAM users can log on to the Alibaba Cloud Management Console by using all IP addresses.

If you need to specify more than one subnet mask, separate each mask with a semicolon (;), for example, 192.168.0.0/16;10.0.0.0/8.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
RequestId String A978915D-F279-4CA0-A89B-9A71219FFB3E

The ID of the request.

SecurityPreference Struct

The security preferences.

AccessKeyPreference Struct

The AccessKey pair preference.

AllowUserToManageAccessKeys Boolean false

Indicates whether RAM users can manage their AccessKey pairs.

LoginProfilePreference Struct

The logon preferences.

AllowUserToChangePassword Boolean true

Indicates whether RAM users can change their passwords.

EnableSaveMFATicket Boolean false

Indicates whether RAM users can save MFA security codes during logon.

LoginNetworkMasks String 10.0.0.0/8

The subnet mask that specifies the IP addresses from which logon to the Alibaba Cloud Management Console is allowed. This parameter applies to password-based logon and single sign-on (SSO).

LoginSessionDuration Integer 6

The validity period of a logon session of a RAM user.

MFAPreference Struct

The MFA preference.

AllowUserToManageMFADevices Boolean false

Indicates whether RAM users can manage their MFA devices.

PublicKeyPreference Struct

The public key preference.

Note The public key preference is valid only for the Japan site.
AllowUserToManagePublicKeys Boolean false

Indicates whether RAM users can manage their public keys.

Examples

Sample requests

https://ram.aliyuncs.com/?Action=SetSecurityPreference
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format

<SetSecurityPreferenceResponse>
	  <SecurityPreference>
		    <LoginProfilePreference>
			      <LoginSessionDuration>6</LoginSessionDuration>
			      <LoginNetworkMasks></LoginNetworkMasks>
			      <AllowUserToChangePassword>true</AllowUserToChangePassword>
			      <EnableSaveMFATicket>false</EnableSaveMFATicket>
		    </LoginProfilePreference>
		    <AccessKeyPreference>
			      <AllowUserToManageAccessKeys>false</AllowUserToManageAccessKeys>
		    </AccessKeyPreference>
		    <PublicKeyPreference>
			      <AllowUserToManagePublicKeys>false</AllowUserToManagePublicKeys>
		    </PublicKeyPreference>
		    <MFAPreference>
			      <AllowUserToManageMFADevices>true</AllowUserToManageMFADevices>
		    </MFAPreference>
	  </SecurityPreference>
	  <RequestId>A978915D-F279-4CA0-A89B-9A71219FFB3E</RequestId>
</SetSecurityPreferenceResponse>

JSON format

{
	"SecurityPreference": {
		"LoginProfilePreference": {
			"LoginSessionDuration": 6,
			"LoginNetworkMasks": "",
			"AllowUserToChangePassword": true,
			"EnableSaveMFATicket": false
		},
		"AccessKeyPreference": {
			"AllowUserToManageAccessKeys": false
		},
		"PublicKeyPreference": {
			"AllowUserToManagePublicKeys": false
		},
		"MFAPreference": {
			"AllowUserToManageMFADevices": true
		}
	},
	"RequestId": "A978915D-F279-4CA0-A89B-9A71219FFB3E"
}

Error codes

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