AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) is a powerful mechanism for granting and controlling access when using the public AWS cloud. Policy management can easily become a complex task. AWS provides an IAM Policy Simulator to help you understand and test the effects of a policy without implementing them in a real AWS environment.
Learning how to use the AWS IAM Policy Simulator will help you craft IAM policies that follow best practices, such as the principle of least privilege.
In this hands-on lab, you will use the web-based IAM Policy Simulator to simulate a policy, and you will use the AWS CLI to simulate IAM policies.
Upon completion of this intermediate-level lab, you will be able to:
Familiarity with the following will be beneficial but is not required:
The following content can be used to fulfill the prerequisites:
Andrew is a Labs Developer with previous experience in the Internet Service Provider, Audio Streaming, and CryptoCurrency industries. He has also been a DevOps Engineer and enjoys working with CI/CD and Kubernetes.
He holds multiple AWS certifications including Solutions Architect Associate and Professional.