Binds an existing alias to a different customer master key (CMK) ID.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes UpdateAlias

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

KeyId String Yes 1234abcd-12ab-34cd-56ef-12345678****

The ID of the CMK. The ID must be globally unique.

AliasName String Yes alias/example

The alias that you want to bind.

The value must be 1 to 255 characters in length and must include the alias/ prefix.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
RequestId String 1d2baaf3-d357-46c2-832e-13560c2bd9cd

The ID of the request, which is used to locate and troubleshoot issues.


Sample requests

&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format

HTTP/1.1 200 OK


JSON format

HTTP/1.1 200 OK

  "RequestId" : "1d2baaf3-d357-46c2-832e-13560c2bd9cd"

Error codes

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