A couple years back I wrote a post to share how to create AWS instance profile for on-premise servers. That was to use SSM agent and Lambda function to manage the IAM credentials for the on-premise servers. Starting early this month, the AWS native solution for such use cases are available - AWS IAM Role … Continue reading AWS IAM Roles Anywhere
AWS IAM Role Chaining
Question: Using the credentials for one IAM role 1 to assume a different IAM role 2, what is the maximum duration of the new credentials? A. Same as Role 1B. Same as Role 2C. Same as the role (1 or 2) which has longer maximum duration D. Same as the role (1 or 2) which … Continue reading AWS IAM Role Chaining
Attach an IAM role to your existing Amazon EC2 instance
It was painful that you are unable to change the instance profile for existing EC2 instance. A good news is that you CAN now via AWS CLI!! Here is a step by step example.