Get started with AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM).

AWS IAM helps you manage access to your AWS resources. Using IAM, you can manage who can use your AWS resources (authentication) and what resources they can use and in what ways (authorization).

Getting started with AWS IAM is easy. You can use the resources below to learn how to setup IAM.


How to set up an IAM user and sign in to the AWS Management Console using IAM credentials (9:14)
Best Practices for Using AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) Roles (32:04)
How to Use AWS Identity and Access Management Policy Summaries (2:50)
IAM Policy Ninja (1:00:28)
How to allow users or roles in a separate AWS account access to your AWS account (10:28)
How to assign an IAM role to a running EC2 instance (1:34)

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