IAMRolesAnywhere / Client / get_trust_anchor



Gets a trust anchor.

Required permissions: rolesanywhere:GetTrustAnchor.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.get_trust_anchor(

trustAnchorId (string) –


The unique identifier of the trust anchor.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'trustAnchor': {
        'createdAt': datetime(2015, 1, 1),
        'enabled': True|False,
        'name': 'string',
        'notificationSettings': [
                'channel': 'ALL',
                'configuredBy': 'string',
                'enabled': True|False,
                'threshold': 123
        'source': {
            'sourceData': {
                'acmPcaArn': 'string',
                'x509CertificateData': 'string'
        'trustAnchorArn': 'string',
        'trustAnchorId': 'string',
        'updatedAt': datetime(2015, 1, 1)

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • trustAnchor (dict) –

      The state of the trust anchor after a read or write operation.

      • createdAt (datetime) –

        The ISO-8601 timestamp when the trust anchor was created.

      • enabled (boolean) –

        Indicates whether the trust anchor is enabled.

      • name (string) –

        The name of the trust anchor.

      • notificationSettings (list) –

        A list of notification settings to be associated to the trust anchor.

        • (dict) –

          The state of a notification setting.

          A notification setting includes information such as event name, threshold, status of the notification setting, and the channel to notify.

          • channel (string) –

            The specified channel of notification. IAM Roles Anywhere uses CloudWatch metrics, EventBridge, and Health Dashboard to notify for an event.


            In the absence of a specific channel, IAM Roles Anywhere applies this setting to ‘ALL’ channels.

          • configuredBy (string) –

            The principal that configured the notification setting. For default settings configured by IAM Roles Anywhere, the value is rolesanywhere.amazonaws.com, and for customized notifications settings, it is the respective account ID.

          • enabled (boolean) –

            Indicates whether the notification setting is enabled.

          • event (string) –

            The event to which this notification setting is applied.

          • threshold (integer) –

            The number of days before a notification event.

      • source (dict) –

        The trust anchor type and its related certificate data.

        • sourceData (dict) –

          The data field of the trust anchor depending on its type.


          This is a Tagged Union structure. Only one of the following top level keys will be set: acmPcaArn, x509CertificateData. If a client receives an unknown member it will set SDK_UNKNOWN_MEMBER as the top level key, which maps to the name or tag of the unknown member. The structure of SDK_UNKNOWN_MEMBER is as follows:

          'SDK_UNKNOWN_MEMBER': {'name': 'UnknownMemberName'}
          • acmPcaArn (string) –

            The root certificate of the Private Certificate Authority specified by this ARN is used in trust validation for temporary credential requests. Included for trust anchors of type AWS_ACM_PCA.

          • x509CertificateData (string) –

            The PEM-encoded data for the certificate anchor. Included for trust anchors of type CERTIFICATE_BUNDLE.

        • sourceType (string) –

          The type of the trust anchor.

      • trustAnchorArn (string) –

        The ARN of the trust anchor.

      • trustAnchorId (string) –

        The unique identifier of the trust anchor.

      • updatedAt (datetime) –

        The ISO-8601 timestamp when the trust anchor was last updated.