Create a Policy or Policies

This procedure will show you how to create a policy or policies.


Procedure

  1. Login to the AWS Management Console.

    The AWS services page opens.
  2. Scroll down to the Security, Identity & Compliance section and select IAM.

    The Welcome to Identity and Access Management screen displays.

  3. From the dashboard, click Policies.

    1. Login to the AWS Management Console.

      The AWS services page opens.

    2. Scroll down to the Security, Identity & Compliance section and select IAM.

      The Welcome to Identity and Access Management screen displays.
  4. From the page that contains the list of policies, click Create policy.

    The Create Policy page opens.
  5. Go to our Complete IAM Policy page and copy the policy or policies that apply to your business needs.
  6. For each policy that you want a user to have access to, follow these steps:
    1. Click JSON.

      The JSON tab opens, allowing you to create the policy using JSON syntax.

    2. Replace the text in the JSON tab with the policy you just copied and click Review policy.

      The Review policy page opens.

    3. Type a name for the policy and click Create policy.

      A message at the top of the policy page indicates that your policy has been created.

    4. Select the policy from the list and from the Policy actions drop-down menu, select Attach.
      For any DBR and CloudTrail policies that you create, make sure that you replace the default S3 bucket with the name of the new S3 bucket identified in the policy.
    5. From the Policy actions drop-down menu, select Attach.

  7. Choose your next step based on the type of access you are creating:

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