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Learning AWS OpsWorks by Todd Rosner

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OpsWorks and IAM

As mentioned previously, AWS OpsWorks integrates with AWS IAM. The same rules apply with IAM for OpsWorks as they would with any other service AWS provides. In other words, you can control user access throughout OpsWorks while at the same time limiting user access to other dependent services such as EC2, S3, ELB, and so on. An example of this would be permission to give users the ability to control instances in OpsWorks, while at the same time removing their ability to terminate instances using the EC2 Console or API.

In the exercise that this chapter demonstrates, so far there have been steps involved with creating a new IAM group, an IAM JSON policy via template, and a password protected user. We will now import the DevOpsAdmin ...

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