Set Up an AWS Policy
When a connection is made to AWS (Amazon Web Services), the Manage AWS Policies link interface is established for specifying an AWS IAM Policy. This policy is applied for AWS privileges when accessing the AWS management interface. To create an AWS policy, follow these steps:
When a connection is made to AWS (Amazon Web Services), the
Manage AWS Policieslink interface is established for specifying an AWS IAM Policy. This policy is applied for AWS privileges when accessing the AWS management interface. To create an AWS policy, follow these steps:
- Ensure that AWS is set up inConfiguration,3rd Party,AWS.
- SelectPolicies,Manage AWS Policies.Two default policies are shown in the list. Edit these policies or create another IAM policy.
- Enter values for each field, noting the following information:
- Access Key Alias:Lists the target accounts that are specified for use with the AWS Access Credential Accounts target application. Select the account whose credentials should be used to validate the AWS policy during save and update operations.
- Session Timeout -Designates the amount of time that is permitted for the policy is applied before disconnection.
- Policy -Shows the IAM policy content to be applied.
AWS does not accept a policy that is too lengthy.
Privileged Access Managersends all submitted policies to AWS for preprocessing so AWS can evaluate the length and avoid a disruptive error condition. If the policy exceeds the size limit, an error message is relayed to the user.
For guidance on permitted length, see this AWS Forum thread https://forums.aws.amazon.com/thread.jspa?threadID=80882
Use AWS Policies
When a Service has been configured for access to the AWS management interface, the credential specification pop-up window in the Manage Policy interface also provides for the IAM policy specification through the
AWS Policyfield at the right-hand side of the pop-up window.