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Allocating policies to objects

awsPolicies are the recommended method of providing secure access to AWS objects. This article describes how to allocate them.

Allocate a policy to a user

Once you've created a user and a policy, you bring them together by allocating the policy to the user account.

  1. Go to IAM.
  2. Select Users in the left pane.
  3. Click the user that you wish to allocate your policy to.
  4. Click Add permissions.
  5. Choose the Attach existing policies directly option.
  6. Select the Policy that you wish to allocate.
  7. Click Next: Review.
  8. Click Add permissions.

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