How-To: Creating Advanced AWS Credentials with IAM

In a previous post I explained how to create basic AWS Credentials with IAM.

In this post, I explain how to create Advanced AWS Credentials with IAM. As sample, I choose to use our solution Elastic Detector for Continuous Monitoring that required an advanced IAM user for enabling AWS connector.

How-To: Creating AWS EC2 ReadOnly Credentials with IAM

In order to retrieve and list your assets (Instances, Security Groups) from your Amazon Web Services EC2 account through API, Elastic Detector need ReadOnly credentials. Here is how to create such credentials using Amazon Web Services Identity and Access Management (IAM). Step 0: Login to your Amazon Web Services account through AWS Console, and open…