Level 200: Automated Deployment of IAM Groups and Roles

Introduction

This hands-on lab will guide you through how to use AWS CloudFormation to automatically configure AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) Groups and roles for cross-account access. You will use the AWS Management Console and AWS CloudFormation to guide you through how to automate the configuration of a new or existing AWS account with IAM best practices. The skills you learn will help you secure your workloads in alignment with the AWS Well-Architected Framework.

Goals

  • Fine-grained authorization
  • Automate security best practices

Prerequisites

  • An AWS account that you are able to use for testing, that is not used for production or other purposes. NOTE: You will be billed for any applicable AWS resources used if you complete this lab that are not covered in the AWS Free Tier.

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