AWS IAM Basics using AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell – Wrap Up

Over the last few blog posts I have quickly gone over AWS IAM Users, Groups and Roles. Specifically the PowerShell cmdlets to interact with these IAM identities inside of your AWS account. To end the AWS IAM Basics series, I’ll demonstrate how to put them altogether. Users Let’s create 2 users, junior and senior. Groups Let’s create a group
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AWS IAM Basics using AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell – Roles

So far I’ve covered IAM Users and Groups. Today I’ll be looking at IAM Roles. Here is a brief description of what roles are from the AWS IAM Roles User Guide. An IAM role is similar to a user, in that it is an AWS identity with permission policies that determine what the identity can and
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AWS IAM Basics using AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell – Groups

Last post I wrote about how to use AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell to create, get, update and remove IAM users in your AWS account. In this post I will show you how to create, list, edit and remove IAM groups. Let’s jump straight in! Create Groups To create a new IAM group we call the New-IAMGroup cmdlet,
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AWS IAM Basics using AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell – Users

This year I’ve started studying towards the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associates exam. As a side to my studies, since I also use PowerShell a lot, I thought it’d made sense to also look into the AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell and see what cmdlets they provide. The first module as part of my studying was on
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