AWS CloudFormation
User Guide (API Version 2010-05-15)
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IAM Policies

Policies is a property of the AWS::IAM::Role, AWS::IAM::Group, and AWS::IAM::User resources. The Policies property describes what actions are allowed on what resources. For more information about IAM policies, see Overview of Policies in Using IAM.


  "PolicyDocument" : JSON,
  "PolicyName" : String



A policy document that describes what actions are allowed on which resources.

Required: Yes

Type: JSON object

Update requires: No interruption


The name of the policy.

Required: Yes

Type: String

Update requires: No interruption