AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) helps you securely control access to AWS resources, and Amazon ECS is no exception. IAM controls what can access ECS resources in your AWS accounts. IAM also controls which AWS resources ECS and tasks running in ECS can access. This will be the focus of this lab.
Two types of IAM roles are used by ECS:
In this lab, you will learn about the ECS IAM roles first-hand and diagnose and troubleshoot related issues.
Upon completion of this intermediate-level lab, you will be able to:
Familiarity with the following topics is required to get the most out of this lab:
The following content can be used to fulfill the prerequisites:
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.