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

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


Actions Defined by Amazon Transcribe

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
CreateVocabulary Creates a new custom vocabulary that you can use to change the way Amazon Transcribe handles transcription of an audio file. Write


DeleteTranscriptionJob Deletes a previously submitted transcription job along with any other generated results such as the transcription, models, and so on. Write
DeleteVocabulary Deletes a vocabulary from Amazon Transcribe. Write
GetTranscriptionJob Returns information about a transcription job. Read
GetVocabulary Gets information about a vocabulary. Read
ListTranscriptionJobs Lists transcription jobs with the specified status. List
ListVocabularies Returns a list of vocabularies that match the specified criteria. If no criteria are specified, returns the entire list of vocabularies. List
StartStreamTranscription Starts a bidirectional HTTP2 stream to transcribe speech to text in real time. Write
StartTranscriptionJob Starts an asynchronous job to transcribe speech to text. Write


UpdateVocabulary Updates an existing vocabulary with new values. The UpdateVocabulary operation overwrites all of the existing information with the values that you provide in the request. Write


Resources Defined by Amazon Transcribe

Amazon Transcribe has no service-defined resources that can be used as the Resource element of an IAM policy statement.

Condition Keys for Amazon Transcribe

Transcribe has no service-specific context keys that can be used in the Condition element of policy statements. For the list of the global context keys that are available to all services, see Available Keys for Conditions in the IAM Policy Reference.