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Add A New User Using The AWS Console






Types Of Users In AWS




  1. Root user
    1. Root is the user of highest priority
    2. There is only one root user per account
  2. Admin user → This user type has all the privileges as the root user except the following differences: -
    1. Admin users cannot change the credit card details
    2. Admin users cannot delete an account
  3. Power User → This user type has all the privileges as Admin except the power user cannot access IAM. In other words, the "Power User" cannot create a user or a group or a policy
  4. End User → This user contains the limited rights. This user can access only those resources which are assigned to him by an Admin user

How To Add A User?




Picture showing the IAM service in the search result

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Picture showing the users menu option in aws console

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Picture showing the users screen in aws console

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Picture showing the screen for adding the user

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  1. Programmatic access
  2. AWS Management Console access






Picture showing the screen for adding permission to the user

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Picture showing the screen for assigning tags to the user

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Picture showing the review screen before creating a user

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Picture showing the confirmation message that user is created

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Login As An IAM User






Picture showing the login screen of the IAM user

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Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
 
Posted On  -  Wednesday, September 15, 2021
 
Updated On  -  Thursday, February 17, 2022

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