lab challenge

Amazon ECS IAM Challenge

Up to 45m
Get challenged in a real environmentProve your skills in a real-world, provisioned environment.
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A solid understanding of IAM allows you to use AWS services with confidence that your environments are secure. The same knowledge is required to troubleshoot issues with IAM permissions. This lab challenge tests your knowledge of IAM permissions by presenting you with a scenario where you must troubleshoot and resolve issues with IAM permissions.

The challenges is centered around a sample application deployed to Amazon ECS on AWS Fargate. The application is deployed in your AWS lab challenge account. The application is not working as expected and you must resolve the issues to make the application fully operational.


  • IAM for Amazon ECS on AWS Fargate (Lab)

Intended audience

  • DevOps Engineers
  • Security Specialists
  • Software Engineers

What will be assessed

  • Amazon Elastic Container Service
  • Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM)

About the author

Logan Rakai, opens in a new tab
Lead Content Developer - Labs
Learning paths

Logan has been involved in software development and research since 2007 and has been in the cloud since 2012. He is an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional, Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer, Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS), Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), and Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA). He earned his Ph.D. studying design automation and enjoys all things tech.

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Amazon ECS IAM Challenge