Learn how to create an IAM role to manage cross-account access between VPCs.
- [Mark] For short-term access to resources … that are outside of your AWS account located … in another AWS account, you probably want to consider … using roles to provide temporary access. … In order to create a role, we head over to identity … and access management. … So up to Services, and under Security, Identity, … and Compliance, we select IAM. … Under IAM, we can select Roles. … This is where I would define an IAM role. … We want to create an IAM role to provide access … for another IAM user in another account. … So let's click create role. … There's a number of options here. … What we want to select is another AWS account. … In order to use this option, I will need the account ID … of another AWS account. … Not a user account, but an entire AWS account. … Adding in the account number, we can click permissions. … Now we attach a permission policy. … This is a listing of permissions, and you can define … any level of granular permissions that you want. … The particular account we've selected is …
- Creating a VPC
- Creating subnets
- Default and custom route tables
- IP addressing
- Creating security groups
- Configuring an internet gateway
- Peering VPCs together
- Sharing VPC resources
- Creating flow logs for monitoring
- Controlling access with IAM roles
- Dedicated tenancy
- Using automation for compliance
Skill Level Intermediate
What you should know2m 7s
1. VPC Architecture
2. Creating VPCs
3. Creating Subnets
4. IP Addressing
5. VPC Security
6. VPC Public Connectivity
7. VPC Private Connectivity
8. VPC Compliance
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