IAM Overview

Welcome to the IAM Guide. IAM is an acronymn for Identity Access Management. IAM is used for account management where a cloud administrator establishs accounts, users and their identities. You can do many things with IAM, including:

  • Create and manage IAM users and groups
  • Set quotas
  • Establish access policies
  • Create and manage roles

This document is intended to be a reference. You do not need to read it in order, unless you are following the directions for a particular task.