iam_createpolicy.go - AWS Code Sample


Creates an IAM policy.

/* Copyright 2010-2019 Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. This file is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"). You may not use this file except in compliance with the License. A copy of the License is located at http://aws.amazon.com/apache2.0/ This file is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License. */ package main import ( "encoding/json" "fmt" "github.com/aws/aws-sdk-go/aws" "github.com/aws/aws-sdk-go/aws/session" "github.com/aws/aws-sdk-go/service/iam" ) // PolicyDocument is our definition of our policies to be uploaded to IAM. type PolicyDocument struct { Version string Statement []StatementEntry } // StatementEntry will dictate what this policy will allow or not allow. type StatementEntry struct { Effect string Action []string Resource string } // Usage: // go run iam_createpolicy.go func main() { // Initialize a session in us-west-2 that the SDK will use to load // credentials from the shared credentials file ~/.aws/credentials. sess, err := session.NewSession(&aws.Config{ Region: aws.String("us-west-2")}, ) // Create a IAM service client. svc := iam.New(sess) // Builds our policy document for IAM. policy := PolicyDocument{ Version: "2012-10-17", Statement: []StatementEntry{ StatementEntry{ Effect: "Allow", Action: []string{ "logs:CreateLogGroup", // Allow for creating log groups }, Resource: "RESOURCE ARN FOR logs:*", }, StatementEntry{ Effect: "Allow", // Allows for DeleteItem, GetItem, PutItem, Scan, and UpdateItem Action: []string{ "dynamodb:DeleteItem", "dynamodb:GetItem", "dynamodb:PutItem", "dynamodb:Scan", "dynamodb:UpdateItem", }, Resource: "RESOURCE ARN FOR dynamodb:*", }, }, } b, err := json.Marshal(&policy) if err != nil { fmt.Println("Error marshaling policy", err) return } result, err := svc.CreatePolicy(&iam.CreatePolicyInput{ PolicyDocument: aws.String(string(b)), PolicyName: aws.String("myDynamodbPolicy"), }) if err != nil { fmt.Println("Error", err) return } fmt.Println("New policy", result) }

Sample Details

Service: iam

Last tested: 2018-03-16

Author: Doug-AWS

Type: full-example