Amazon Aurora
User Guide for Aurora (API Version 2014-10-31)

Setting Up IAM Roles to Access AWS Services

To permit your Aurora DB cluster to access another AWS service, do the following:

  1. Create an IAM policy that grants permission to the AWS service. For more information, see:

  2. Create an IAM role and attach the policy that you created. For more information, see Creating an IAM Role to Allow Amazon Aurora to Access AWS Services.

  3. Associate that IAM role with your Aurora DB cluster. For more information, see Associating an IAM Role with an Amazon Aurora MySQL DB Cluster.