The root AWS account is needed to perform certain actions, like closing your AWS account. Learn how to change your account settings in order to allow Identity and Access Management (IAM) users the ability to gain access to the financial reporting tools available within AWS.
- [Narrator] So far, I've spent a lot of time…talking about tools you can use to control…what engineers are able to do within your AWS account.…That's all well and good,…but what about our friends over in the finance department?…The financial view of your AWS account is an important one.…Just like you don't want to give every engineer…in your organization the same access to AWS resources,…you probably don't want to give every finance person…the same level of access.…Let's explore how to configure IAM users…to manage the financial aspects of your AWS account.…
Contained within the billing and cost management dashboard,…AWS offers a rich set of tools to help you understand…the financial health of your account.…Some of the most important features…of the billing and cost management dashboard include…the cost explorer, an interactive dashboard…that allows you to view a detailed about of your spend…by each AWS service offering.…Also included, is the budgets dashboard,…where you can create target budgets…for your AWS service costs on a monthly basis.…
Sharif Nijim couples pragmatic advice with practical examples that educate IT pros on how to create a secure infrastructure within Amazon Web Services. Sharif explores the shared responsibility model of security, which splits duties between your company and AWS, and introduces key identity and access management concepts, including users, groups, roles, and policies. Learn how to configure Identity and Access Manager (IAM) and Simple Storage Service (S3) access management, including policies and access control lists. At the end of the course, Sharif helps you prepare for the inevitable audit of your AWS account(s).
This course is also part of a series designed to help you prepare for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate certification exam.
- Summarize the AWS Shared Responsibility Model.
- Recall how to implement separation of duties.
- Differentiate between assigning permissions to an individual versus a group.
- Summarize how to create IAM roles.
- Describe how to secure financial access.
- Recall the steps for managing access to S3 with IAM.
- Cite the advantages of a pre-signed URL.