Configuring AWS IAM Authentication for Amazon Redshift and Amazon Redshift V2 Connectors

Configuring AWS IAM Authentication for Amazon Redshift and Amazon Redshift V2 Connectors

Create the Amazon EC2 Role

Create the Amazon EC2 Role

You must create an Amazon EC2 Role to provide users access to the Redshift resources. You can use the Amazon EC2 Role when you create an EC2 system.
  1. Log in to the
    AWS Console
    .
  2. Click
    Dashboard
    from the left panel.
    The
    AWS Service
    dashboard page appears.
  3. Click
    IAM
    .
    The
    Welcome to Identity and Access Management
    page appears.
  4. Click
    Policies
    from the left panel.
    The
    Policy
    page appears.
  5. Click
    Create Policy
    or select the required existing Amazon S3 Policy.
    You can edit or review the policy.
  6. Select
    Role
    from the left panel and click
    Create role
    .
    The
    Create role
    page appears.
  7. Select
    EC2
    under the
    Choose the service that will use this role
    section.
  8. Select the required
    Amazon EC2
    role type under the
    Select your use case
    section.
  9. Click
    Next: Permission
    .
  10. Select the required
    Amazon S3 Policy
    in the
    Attach Permission Policies
    page.
  11. Click
    Next: Review
    .
  12. Specify the name of the role in the
    Create role
    review page.
  13. Click
    Create Role
    .
  14. Review the
    Role ARN
    ,
    Instance Profile ARNs
    , and
    Policy
    values in the
    Summary
    page.
After you create the Amazon EC2 Role, create an EC2 instance. Assign the Amazon EC2 Role to the EC2 instance.
For more information about creating an EC2 instance and assigning an Amazon EC2 Role to the Amazon EC2 instance, see the Amazon Redshift documentation.


Updated August 06, 2020