Creating users and groups in Amazon Web Service (AWS)

Posted: April 14, 2017 in Amazon Web Services (AWS)

From AWS console click IAM under Security,Identity and Compliance

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Click Users-Add user

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Select access type:whether user will have access to AWS console or through development tools (ssh for example)

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We can add user to group,copy permissions from existing user or assign permissions to user directly

 

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We can choose one of available permissions set and see details clicking on selected “triangle”

 

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We can also see details clicking JSON tab

 

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On the same way we can also create groups

 

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Remember, we can set permission for user and for group

 

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And we can add user to group,delete group and remove user from group

 

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Password policy

From IAM menu click Account Settings,

from here we can set password rules

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Roles

With roles setting we set how one AWS service interacts with other AWS service

For example,if we want Amazon Redshift (data warehouse) role to interact with

Cognito (add user sign-up and sign-in and manage permissions for  mobile and web apps)  we can simply click Redshift-Select

 

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And select one of Cognito policies-Click Next Step

 

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Give role a name and click Create Role

 

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