AWS IAM ( Identity and Access Management )

AWS IAM lets you manage users, groups of users, and access permissions for various AWS services and resources. You can also use IAM to centrally manage security credentials such as access keys, passwords, and MFA devices.

Recently AWS has released IAM with web console which makes it easier to manage and create users/permission. The AWS IAM console provides the following features:

  • Create Groups

  • Create Users

  • Create policy templates and Enable Permissions

  • AWS Account Alias ( URL )

When you login you can view a screen similiar to below.














Just click on “Create a New Group of Users” to create groups,users and enable permissions.

Also, you can create groups and users individually by selecting the groups or users tab which is available in left side of the screen.

Create policy templates and Enable Permissions: