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Actions, Resources, and Condition Keys for AWS Direct Connect

AWS Direct Connect (service prefix: directconnect) 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 Direct Connect

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
AllocateConnectionOnInterconnect Creates a hosted connection on an interconnect.

Write

AllocatePrivateVirtualInterface Provisions a private virtual interface to be owned by a different customer.

Write

AllocatePublicVirtualInterface Provisions a public virtual interface to be owned by a different customer.

Write

ConfirmConnection Confirm the creation of a hosted connection on an interconnect.

Read Write

ConfirmPrivateVirtualInterface Accept ownership of a private virtual interface created by another customer.

Read Write

ConfirmPublicVirtualInterface Accept ownership of a public virtual interface created by another customer

Read Write

CreateConnection Creates a new connection between the customer network and a specific AWS Direct Connect location.

Write

CreateInterconnect Creates a new interconnect between a AWS Direct Connect partner's network and a specific AWS Direct Connect location.

Write

CreatePrivateVirtualInterface Creates a new private virtual interface.

Write

CreatePublicVirtualInterface Creates a new public virtual interface.

Write

DeleteConnection Deletes the connection.

Write

DeleteInterconnect Deletes the specified interconnect.

Write

DeleteVirtualInterface Deletes a virtual interface.

Write

DescribeConnectionLoa Returns the LOA-CFA for a Connection.

List Read Write

DescribeConnections Displays all connections in this region.

List Read Write

DescribeConnectionsOnInterconnect Return a list of connections that have been provisioned on the given interconnect.

List Read Write

DescribeInterconnectLoa Returns the LOA-CFA for an Interconnect.

List Read Write

DescribeInterconnects Returns a list of interconnects owned by the AWS account.

List Read Write

DescribeLocations Returns the list of AWS Direct Connect locations in the current AWS region.

List Read Write

DescribeVirtualGateways Returns a list of virtual private gateways owned by the AWS account.

List Read Write

DescribeVirtualInterfaces Displays all virtual interfaces for an AWS account.

List Read Write

Resources Defined by Direct Connect

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

Condition Keys for AWS Direct Connect

Direct Connect 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.