Listing the Versions of a Managed Policy

You can list all the existing versions of a managed policy and find out which is the default one that is applied to the EIM identities (users or groups) the policy is attached to.

Listing the Versions of a Managed Policy Using OSC CLI

See the ListPolicyVersions command sample in the documentation of the EIM API.

Listing the Versions of a Managed Policy Using AWS CLI

To list the versions of a managed policy, use the list-policy-versions command following this syntax:

Request sample
$ aws iam list-policy-versions \
    --profile YOUR_PROFILE \
    --policy-arn arn:aws:iam::123456789012:policy/my-policy \

This command contains the following attributes that you need to specify:

  • (optional) profile: The named profile you want to use, created when configuring AWS CLI. For more information, see Installing and Configuring AWS CLI.

  • policy-arn: The OUTSCALE Resource Name (ORN) of the policy.

  • endpoint: The endpoint corresponding to the Region you want to send the request to.

The list-policy-versions command returns the following elements:

  • Versions: Information about one or more policy versions. This element contains the following information:

    • CreateDate: The date and time of creation of the policy version.

    • VersionId: The ID of the policy version.

    • IsDefaultVersion: If true, the policy version is the default one.

Result sample
  "Versions": [
      "CreateDate": "2016-06-24T09:12:44Z",
      "VersionId": "v2",
      "IsDefaultVersion": true
      "CreateDate": "2016-05-12T18:43:524Z",,
      "VersionId": "v1",
      "IsDefaultVersion": false

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