AWS Identity and Access Management
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Actions, Resources, and Condition Keys for AWS Certificate Manager Private Certificate Authority

AWS Certificate Manager Private Certificate Authority (service prefix: acm-pca) provides the following service-specific resources, actions, and condition context keys for use in IAM permission policies.

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Actions Defined by AWS Certificate Manager Private Certificate Authority

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
CreateCertificateAuthority Creates an ACM Private CA and its associated private key and configuration. Tagging

aws:RequestTag/${TagKey}

aws:TagKeys

CreateCertificateAuthorityAuditReport Creates an audit report for an ACM Private CA. Write

certificate-authority*

CreatePermission Creates a permission for an ACM Private CA. Permissions management

certificate-authority*

DeleteCertificateAuthority Deletes an ACM Private CA and its associated private key and configuration. Write

certificate-authority*

DeletePermission Deletes a permission for an ACM Private CA. Permissions management

certificate-authority*

DescribeCertificateAuthority Returns a list of the configuration and status fields contained in the specified ACM Private CA. Read

certificate-authority*

DescribeCertificateAuthorityAuditReport Returns the status and information about an ACM Private CA audit report. Read

certificate-authority*

GetCertificate Retrieves an ACM Private CA certificate and certificate chain for the certificate authority specified by an ARN. Read

certificate-authority*

GetCertificateAuthorityCertificate Retrieves an ACM Private CA certificate and certificate chain for the certificate authority specified by an ARN. Read

certificate-authority*

GetCertificateAuthorityCsr Retrieves an ACM Private CA certificate signing request (CSR) for the certificate-authority specified by an ARN. Read

certificate-authority*

ImportCertificateAuthorityCertificate Imports an SSL/TLS certificate into ACM Private CA for use as the CA certificate of an ACM Private CA. Write

certificate-authority*

IssueCertificate Issues an ACM Private CA certificate. Write

certificate-authority*

ListCertificateAuthorities Retrieves a list of the ACM Private CA certificate authority ARNs, and a summary of the status of each CA in the calling account. List
ListPermissions Lists the permissions that have been applied to the ACM Private CA certificate authority. Read

certificate-authority*

ListTags Lists the tags that have been applied to the ACM Private CA certificate authority. Read

certificate-authority*

RestoreCertificateAuthority Restores an ACM Private CA from the deleted state to the state it was in when deleted. Write

certificate-authority*

RevokeCertificate Revokes a certificate issued by an ACM Private CA. Write

certificate-authority*

TagCertificateAuthority Adds one or more tags to an ACM Private CA. Tagging

certificate-authority*

aws:TagKeys

aws:RequestTag/${TagKey}

UntagCertificateAuthority Remove one or more tags from an ACM Private CA. Tagging

certificate-authority*

aws:TagKeys

UpdateCertificateAuthority Updates the configuration of an ACM Private CA. Write

certificate-authority*

Resources Defined by Certificate Manager Private Certificate Authority

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
certificate-authority arn:${Partition}:acm-pca:${Region}:${Account}:certificate-authority/${CertificateAuthorityId}

aws:ResourceTag/${TagKey}

Condition Keys for AWS Certificate Manager Private Certificate Authority

AWS Certificate Manager Private Certificate Authority 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
aws:RequestTag/${TagKey} Filters create requests based on the allowed set of values for each of the tags. String
aws:ResourceTag/${TagKey} Filters actions based on tag-value associated with the resource. String
aws:TagKeys Filters create requests based on the presence of mandatory tags in the request. String