AWS IAM (Identity and Access Management) - Deep Dive

By Craig

An in-depth experience with AWS's Identity and Access Management (IAM) service.

9 hours
  • 45 Lessons
  • 1 Hands-On Lab
  • 8 Course Quizzes

About the course

This course will give the student an in-depth experience with Identity and Access Management (IAM). The course will start off covering basic concepts, such as root-account management, and continue to build on this initial foundation. Student can use their own AWS account to follow along with the lessons in configuring a small (fictitious) company with IAM. At the end of the course, students have extensive experience in configuring a company (of any size) in Identity and Access Managment.
Before beginning any of the lessons for this course, make sure to download the appropriate policy for the corresponding lesson in the "Downloads" section of the course.

  • Chapter 1 5 Lessons Getting Started 12:58

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses

    1:19

    Course Introduction

    2:32

    About the Training Architect

    1:14

    Introduction to IAM Secure Corporation

    3:57

    AWS Free Tier: Usage Tracking and Billing Widget

    3:56
  • Chapter 2 5 Lessons Account Setup With Root Account 1:09:27

    Manage Your Root User

    11:05

    Creating an Admin Group and User

    15:12

    Create Admin Users and Groups from the CLI

    18:57

    Tasks That Require Root User

    9:13

    QUIZ: IAM Account Setup with Root Account

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 3 6 Lessons Setup of Company Accounts 1:03:02

    Creation of Employee Accounts

    11:26

    Access Key Management for All Users

    12:55

    Creating IAM Groups for Your Teams

    11:45

    Add Users to Groups

    7:09

    Configuring MFA For Users

    4:47

    QUIZ: IAM Setup of Company Accounts

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 4 2 Lessons BONUS Material: Introduction to a Cloud Assessment Learning Activity 46:39

    Cloud Assessments Learning Activity: Identity and Access Management (IAM)

    1:39

    Introduction to AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

    45:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 5 7 Lessons Identity Based IAM Policies 1:20:32

    Policy Overview For IAM Secure Corporation

    10:08

    Implementing IAM Policies For All Users

    9:18

    Implementing IAM Policies For Specific Users/Groups

    13:49

    Enable Users to Configure Their Own Credentials and MFA

    14:31

    Using Managed Access Policies to Create a Limited Administrator

    8:28

    Granting Limited Permissions With Inline Policies

    9:18

    QUIZ: IAM Identity Based Policies

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 6 8 Lessons Using Policies To Access Resources 1:40:13

    Overview of Using Policies to Control S3 Bucket Access

    8:46

    Configuration of IAMSecure Corp S3 Bucket Folder Structure

    9:58

    Attaching Policies to Groups For S3 Bucket Access

    14:40

    Using Policies to Grant Users Specific S3 Bucket Permissions

    11:48

    Accessing S3 Buckets From Outside the Account

    8:12

    Creating Policies With The Visual Editor

    16:49

    QUIZ: IAM Using Policies to control S3 Bucket access

    15:00 Quiz

    QUIZ: IAM Resource Policies and the Visual Editor

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 7 6 Lessons Understanding and Applying IAM Roles 1:00:17

    Strategies for IAM Roles

    9:55

    Resource Level Permission for EC2 Instances via Roles

    8:48

    Cross-Account Access

    9:30

    Web Identity Federation

    10:00

    Providing Access to AWS Accounts Owned by Third Parties

    7:04

    QUIZ: IAM Roles

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 8 7 Lessons IAM Advanced Concepts 1:15:54

    The Confused Deputy Problem

    8:22

    Sharing CloudTrail Log Files Between AWS Accounts

    6:18

    EC2 Instance Profiles

    12:04

    Delegate Access to the Billing Console

    7:19

    Calling AssumeRole From Python

    10:57

    Creating IAM Users and Groups with CloudFormation

    15:54

    QUIZ: IAM Advanced Concepts

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 9 6 Lessons Best Practices and Troubleshooting 1:17:59

    Best Practices

    12:48

    General Troubleshooting of IAM

    8:41

    Troubleshooting Policies

    8:58

    Troubleshooting Policies 2 (with Intro to AWS Auto Scaling)

    16:44

    Troubleshooting IAM Roles and EC2

    15:48

    QUIZ: IAM Troubleshooting and Best Practices

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 10 1 Lesson Final Steps 1:40

    What's Next?

    1:40

What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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