Add dedicated AWS IAM user to deploy
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The flow of adding a new user and enabling the required permissions is described below:
- Navigate to the Identity and Access Management (IAM) console of your AWS account and press the “Add users” button.
Figure 1: Add users
Add a user’s name and select password as AWS credential type.
Press the “Next: Permissions” button. A newly opened page will allow you to set permissions. Select “Attach existing policies directly” and choose the following permissions form the drop-down list:
Figure 3: Setting permissions
- Review the user details and press the “Create user” button.
Figure 4: Create user
- A “Success” notification will be displayed.
Figure 5: Success notification
Note: The added user is required for the CFN deployment and updates only and can be deleted after the completion of the process.