Amazon EC2 uses an instance profile as a container for an IAM role. Using the IAM console. IAM roles cannot make direct requests to AWS services; they are meant to be assumed by authorized entities, such as IAM users, applications, or AWS services such as EC2.
NOTE: This assume_role_policy is very similar but slightly different than just a standard IAM policy and cannot use an aws_iam_policy resource. IAM user: We create user accounts in AWS, assign permissions, roles, attach policies so that users can authenticate themselves and can do the authorized work We will explore more about the IAM user in this article. 1. IAM user with administrative access using AWS Web Console It can however, use an aws_iam_policy_document data source, see example below for how this could work. Choose EC2 as the AWS service, select EC2 as your use case, and then choose Next: Permissions.
Create a new IAM role linked to an instance profile using either the IAM console or the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI). Open the IAM console. The Framework allows you to modify this Role or create Function-specific Roles, easily. Just wanted to know if these roles have any default usage by AWS which may cause problems now when they are gone? In the navigation pane, choose Roles, and then choose Create role. An IAM role is similar to an IAM user, in that it is an AWS identity with permission policies that determine what the identity can and cannot do in AWS. 3. I will walk through both AWS web console, and AWS CLI commands for it. In my AWS account I had by default roles with names that start with aws-opsworks-service-role.
I did not create these roles and do not use the opswork service (at least not explicitly). By mistake I deleted these roles. 4. Instance profiles. Use IAM roles to delegate access within or between AWS accounts. 2. An IAM role is an AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) entity with permissions to make AWS service requests.
IAM Roles An IAM role is an IAM identity that you can create in your account that has specific permissions. When you create an IAM role using the IAM console, the console creates an instance profile automatically and gives it the same name as the role to which it corresponds. These permissions are set via an AWS IAM Role which the Serverless Framework automatically creates for each Serverless Service, and is shared by all of your Functions. #The Default IAM Role.