Checking for the AmazonAppStreamServiceAccess Service Role and Policies - Amazon AppStream 2.0

Checking for the AmazonAppStreamServiceAccess Service Role and Policies

Complete the steps in this section to check whether the AmazonAppStreamServiceAccess service role is present and has the correct policies attached. If this role is not in your account and must be created, you or an administrator with the required permissions must perform the steps to get started with AppStream 2.0 in your AWS account.

To check whether the AmazonAppStreamServiceAccess IAM service role is present

  1. Open the IAM console at

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Roles.

  3. In the search box, type amazonappstreamservice to narrow the list of roles to select, and then choose AmazonAppStreamServiceAccess. If this role is listed, select it to view the role Summary page.

  4. On the Permissions tab, confirm whether the AmazonAppStreamServiceAccess permissions policy is attached.

  5. Return to the role Summary page.

  6. On the Trust relationships tab, choose Show policy document, and then confirm whether the AmazonAppStreamServiceAccess trust relationship policy is attached and follows the correct format. If so, the trust relationship is correctly configured. Choose Cancel and close the IAM console.

AmazonAppStreamServiceAccess trust relationship policy

The AmazonAppStreamServiceAccess trust relationship policy must include the AppStream 2.0 service as the principal. A principal is an entity in AWS that can perform actions and access resources. This policy must also include the sts:AssumeRole action. The following policy configuration defines AppStream 2.0 as a trusted entity.

{ "Version": "2012-10-17", "Statement": [ { "Effect": "Allow", "Principal": { "Service": "" }, "Action": "sts:AssumeRole" } ] }