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Recover Accidentally Deleted IAM User and Its Access Keys



Is there a way to recover the IAM user and its access keys that were accidentally deleted? Please help.

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3 Answers


Unfortunately you wont be able to recover lost access keys. You will need to re-create the IAM user and create new access keys.


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answered 23 days ago

If you have AWS Config active, you can find the configuration of the IAM User there (policies, groups, etc) to recreate it.

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answered 22 days ago

Thanks, one more question, seems quicksight data is user based, if any user creates a dashboard it wont saved in root account, if that user removed, can we recover quicksight data? quicksight authenticate with iam user to login as well, anyone please help?

answered 22 days ago

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