AWS Identity and Access Management
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Actions, Resources, and Condition Keys for Amazon QuickSight

Amazon QuickSight (service prefix: quicksight) provides the following service-specific resources, actions, and condition context keys for use in IAM permission policies.

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Actions Defined by Amazon QuickSight

You can specify the following actions in the Action element of an IAM policy statement. By using policies, you define the permissions for anyone performing an operation in AWS. When you use an action in a policy, you usually allow or deny access to the API operation or CLI command with the same name. However, in some cases, a single action controls access to more than one operation. Alternatively, some operations require several different actions. For details about the columns in the following table, see The Actions Table.

Actions Description Access Level Resource Types (*required) Condition Keys Dependent Actions
CreateAdmin [permission only] CreateAdmin enables the user to provision Amazon QuickSight administrators, authors, and readers. Write

user*

CreateGroup Create a QuickSight group. Write

group*

CreateGroupMembership Add a QuickSight user to a QuickSight group. Write

group*

quicksight:UserName

CreateReader [permission only] CreateReader enables the user to provision Amazon QuickSight readers. Write

user*

CreateUser [permission only] CreateUser enables the user to provision Amazon QuickSight authors and readers. Write

user*

DeleteGroup Remove a user group from QuickSight. Write

group*

DeleteGroupMembership Remove a user from a group so that he/she is no longer a member of the group. Write

group*

quicksight:UserName

DeleteUser Delete the QuickSight user that is associated with the identity of the IAM user/role making the call. The IAM user is not deleted as a result of this call. Write

user*

DescribeGroup Return a QuickSight group’s description and ARN. Read

group*

DescribeUser Return information about a user, given the user name. Read

user*

GetGroupMapping [permission only] GetGroupMapping is used only in Amazon QuickSight Enterprise edition accounts. It enables the user to use Amazon QuickSight to identify and display the Microsoft Active Directory (Microsoft Active Directory) directory groups that are mapped to roles in Amazon QuickSight. Write
ListGroupMemberships Return a list of member users in a group. List

group*

ListGroups Get a list of all user groups in QuickSight. List

group*

ListUserGroups Return a list of groups that a given user is a member of. List

user*

ListUsers Return a list of all of the QuickSight users belonging to this account. List

user*

RegisterUser Create a QuickSight user, whose identity is associated with the IAM identity/role specified in the request. Write

user*

quicksight:IamArn

quicksight:SessionName

SearchDirectoryGroups [permission only] SearchDirectoryGroups is used only in Amazon QuickSight Enterprise edition accounts. It enables the user to use Amazon QuickSight to display your Microsoft Active Directory directory groups so that you can choose which ones to map to roles in Amazon QuickSight. Write
SetGroupMapping [permission only] SearchDirectoryGroups is used only in Amazon QuickSight Enterprise edition accounts. It enables the user to use Amazon QuickSight to display your Microsoft Active Directory directory groups so that you can choose which ones to map to roles in Amazon QuickSight. Write
Subscribe [permission only] Subscribe enables the user to subscribe to Amazon QuickSight. Enabling this action also allows the user to upgrade the subscription to Enterprise edition. Write
Unsubscribe [permission only] Unsubscribe enables the user to unsubscribe from Amazon QuickSight, which permanently deletes all users and their resources from Amazon QuickSight. Write
UpdateGroup Change group description. Write

group*

Resources Defined by QuickSight

The following resource types are defined by this service and can be used in the Resource element of IAM permission policy statements. Each action in the Actions table identifies the resource types that can be specified with that action. A resource type can also define which condition keys you can include in a policy. These keys are displayed in the last column of the table. For details about the columns in the following table, see The Resource Types Table.

Resource Types ARN Condition Keys
user arn:${Partition}:quicksight:${Region}:${Account}:user/${ResourceId}
group arn:${Partition}:quicksight:${Region}:${Account}:group/${ResourceId}

Condition Keys for Amazon QuickSight

Amazon QuickSight defines the following condition keys that can be used in the Condition element of an IAM policy. You can use these keys to further refine the conditions under which the policy statement applies. For details about the columns in the following table, see The Condition Keys Table.

To view the global condition keys that are available to all services, see Available Global Condition Keys in the IAM Policy Reference.

Condition Keys Description Type
quicksight:IamArn IAM user ARN or role ARN. String
quicksight:SessionName The session name. String
quicksight:UserName The user name. String