AWS Identity and Access Management
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Actions, Resources, and Condition Keys for CloudWatch Application Insights

CloudWatch Application Insights (service prefix: applicationinsights) provides the following service-specific resources, actions, and condition context keys for use in IAM permission policies.

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Actions Defined by CloudWatch Application Insights

You can specify the following actions in the Action element of an IAM policy statement. Use policies to grant permissions to perform 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.

The Resource column indicates whether each action supports resource-level permissions. If there is no value for this column, you must specify all resources ("*") in the Resource element of your policy statement. If the column includes a resource type, then you can specify an ARN of that type in a statement with that action. Required resources are indicated in the table with an asterisk (*). If you specify a resource-level permission ARN in a statement using this action, then it must be of this type. Some actions support multiple resource types. If the resource type is optional (not indicated as required), then you can choose to use one but not the other.

For details about the columns in the following table, see The Actions Table.

Actions Description Access Level Resource Types (*required) Condition Keys Dependent Actions
CreateApplication Creates an application from a resource group Write
CreateComponent Creates a component from a group of resources Write
DeleteApplication Deletes an application Write
DeleteComponent Deletes a component Write
DescribeApplication Describes an application Read
DescribeComponent Describes a component Read
DescribeComponentConfiguration Describes a component configuration Read
DescribeComponentConfigurationRecommendation Describe the recommended application component configuration Read
DescribeObservation Describes an observation Read
DescribeProblem Describes a problem Read
DescribeProblemObservations Describes the observation in a problem Read
ListApplications Lists all applications List
ListComponents List an application's components List
ListProblems Lists the problems in an application List
UpdateApplication Updates an application Write
UpdateComponent Updates a component Write
UpdateComponentConfiguration Updates a component configuration Write

Resources Defined by CloudWatch Application Insights

CloudWatch Application Insights does not support specifying a resource ARN in the Resource element of an IAM policy statement. To allow access to CloudWatch Application Insights, specify “Resource”: “*” in your policy.

Condition Keys for CloudWatch Application Insights

CloudWatch Application Insights 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.