AWS IAM Attach Role Policy Version 1

This handler uses the AWS REST API to attach a policy to a role in the AWS IAM service. For more information see the AWS Amazon Virtual Private Cloud User Guide online.


Name Description
Role Name The friendly name (not ARN) of the role to which the policy will be attached. No spaces allowed, alphanumeric characters and any of these '+=,.@_-' only. Must match an existing value in AWS.
Policy ARN The Amazon Resource Name (ARN). ARNs are unique identifiers for AWS resources. Must match an existing value in AWS.

Sample Configuration

Name Description
Role Name Dev_Role
Policy ARN arn:aws:iam: 2231572241111:policy/DEV_policy


This handler does not return any results.


AWS IAM Attach Role Policy V1 (2017-08-28)

  • Initial version. See README for details.

Related Handlers

AWS IAM Add Role to Instance Profile
Adds a specified role to a specified instance profile.
AWS IAM Create Instance Profile
Creates a new instance profile. An instance profile is a container for an AWS IAM (Identify and Access Management) role that you can use to pass role information to an EC2 instance when the instance starts.
AWS IAM Create Policy
Creates an AWS IAM (Identify and Access Management) Policy
AWS IAM Create Role
Creates an AWS IAM (Identify and Access Management) Role
AWS IAM Delete Instance Profile
Deletes a specified instance profile. The instance profile must not have an associated role.
AWS IAM Delete Policy
Deletes the specified managed policy.
AWS IAM Delete Role
Deletes the specified role. The role must not have any policies attached.
AWS IAM Detach Role Policy
Removes the specified managed policy from the specified role.
AWS IAM List Instance Profiles
Lists the instance profiles that have the specified path prefix. If there are none, the action returns an empty list.
AWS IAM Remove Role from Instance Profile
Removes a specified role from a specified instance profile.