Step 3: Control user access to packages - AWS Systems Manager

Step 3: Control user access to packages

Using AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) policies, you can control who can create, deploy, and manage packages. You also control which Run Command and State Manager API operations they can perform on managed nodes. Like Distributor, both Run Command and State Manager, are capabilities of AWS Systems Manager.

ARN Format

User-defined packages are associated with document Amazon Resource Names (ARNs) and have the following format.


The following is an example.


You can use a pair of AWS supplied default IAM policies, one for end users and one for administrators, to grant permissions for Distributor activities. Or you can create custom IAM policies appropriate for your permissions requirements.

For more information about using variables in IAM policies, see IAM Policy Elements: Variables.

For information about how to create policies and attach them to users or groups, see Creating IAM Policies and Adding and Removing IAM Policies in the IAM User Guide.