Creating an Inline Policy

You can create inline policies embedded in a user or a group. Inline policies are then applied to this user or to all the users that are in this group.

Creating an Inline Policy Using OSC CLI

Creating an Inline Policy for a User

See the PutUserPolicy command sample in the documentation of the EIM API.

Creating an Inline Policy for a Group

See the PutGroupPolicy command sample in the documentation of the EIM API.

Creating an Inline Policy Using AWS CLI

Creating an Inline Policy for a User

To create a new inline policy associated with a user, use the put-user-policy command following this syntax:

Request sample
$ aws iam put-user-policy \
    --profile YOUR_PROFILE \
    --user-name Jane \
    --policy-name AdminAccess \
    --policy-document file://policy \
    --endpoint https://eim.eu-west-2.outscale.com

This command contains the following attributes that you need to specify:

  • (optional) profile: The named profile you want to use, created when configuring AWS CLI. For more information, see Installing and Configuring AWS CLI.

  • user-name: The name of the user.

  • policy-name: The name of the policy.

  • policy-document: The policy document, corresponding to a JSON string that contains the policy. For more information, see EIM Reference Information and EIM Policy Generator.

  • endpoint: The endpoint corresponding to the Region you want to send the request to.

The new inline policy is created for the specified user.

Creating an Inline Policy for a Group

To create a new inline policy associated with a group, use the put-group-policy command following this syntax:

Request sample
$ aws iam put-group-policy \
    --profile YOUR_PROFILE \
    --group-name Admin \
    --policy-name AdminAccess \
    --policy-document file://policy \
    --endpoint https://eim.eu-west-2.outscale.com

This command contains the following attributes that you need to specify:

  • (optional) profile: The named profile you want to use, created when configuring AWS CLI. For more information, see Installing and Configuring AWS CLI.

  • group-name: The name of the group.

  • policy-name: The name of the policy.

  • policy-document: The policy document, corresponding to a JSON string that contains the policy. For more information, see EIM Reference Information and EIM Policy Generator.

  • endpoint: The endpoint corresponding to the Region you want to send the request to.

The new inline policy is created for the specified group.

Related Pages

Corresponding API Methods

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