Identity and Access Management (IAM)

There are two types of accesses that you can create for an AWS user:

  • AWS management control access: This allows you to use AWS web services. The user needs to have a login ID and password, which the user will use online.
  • Programmatic access: This allows you to use an AWS software development key. The user needs two keys: the access key ID and a secret access key.

Now, let's a create a user with programmatic access. It will allow us to use a serverless framework, which will manage the deployment and orchestration of AWS Lambdas.

In order to create the user, we will follow the below steps:

  1. First, you need to go to the AWS dashboard and choose the IAM service, as shown in the following screenshot:

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