Identity and Access Management

  • IAM stands for Identity and Access Management. It enables you to manage access to AWS services and resources securely.
  • IAM allows you to create and manage AWS users and groups, and use permission/roles to allow and deny their access to AWS resources.
  • IAM has a global view.
    It has a predefined managed policies.
    It is always good to give minimum permissions to end-users
  • You can create up to 5000 users per AWS account
  • All IAM users will get a separate URL to login
  • Root account is a super user and should never be used or shared with any one.
  • IAM consists of policies and these policies are written in JSON (JavaScript Object Notation)
Identity and Access Management