Identity and Access Management in Athena - Amazon Athena

Identity and Access Management in Athena

Amazon Athena uses AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) policies to restrict access to Athena operations. For a full list of permissions for Athena, see Actions, Resources, and Condition Keys for Amazon Athena in the Service Authorization Reference.

Whenever you use IAM policies, make sure that you follow IAM best practices. For more information, see Security best practices in IAM in the IAM User Guide.

The permissions required to run Athena queries include the following:

The following topics provide more information about permissions for specific areas of Athena.