AWS IAM User Permissions

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    To restore to Amazon EC2, it is recommended that the IAM user whose credentials you plan to use to connect to AWS has administrative permissions — access to all AWS actions and resources.

    If you do not want to provide full access to AWS, you can grant to the IAM user a minimal set of permissions that will be sufficient for restore. To do that, create the following policy in the JSON format and attach it to the IAM user:


     "Version": "2012-10-17",

     "Statement": [{

      "Action": [























































      "Effect": "Allow",

      "Resource": "*"



    Alternatively, you can attach the created policy to the IAM group or role to which the IAM user is assigned.

    For information on how to create and attach a policy to an IAM user, see the Creating IAM Policies and Adding and Removing IAM Identity Permissions sections in the AWS IAM User Guide.