AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) is a web service that enables Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers to manage Users and User permissions under their AWS Account.
This is the AWS Identity and Access Management API Reference. This guide describes who should read this guide and other resources related to IAM.
Use of this guide assumes you are familiar with the following:
If you're new to AWS and need additional technical information about a specific AWS product, you can find the product's technical documentation at.
We will refer to Amazon AWS Identity and Access Management using the abbreviated form IAM. All copyrights and legal protections still apply.