Developer Guide

Provides conceptual overviews of AWS Key Management Service and explains how to use it to protect data in your own applications that use AWS.

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API References

Describes all the API operations for AWS Key Management Service in detail. Also provides sample requests, responses, and errors for the supported web services protocols.


AWS KMS in the AWS CLI Reference

Describes the AWS Key Management Service commands that are available in the AWS Command Line Interface.


AWS KMS Cryptographic Details

Learn about the cryptographic operations that are run within AWS when you use AWS KMS.


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