How to create IAM policy to access AWS DynamoDB table

Do you know you can allow the user or group of IAM users to access AWS DynamoDB table with a single policy. In this quick tutorial you will learn How to create IAM policy to access AWS DynamoDB table. Lets get started.

Prerequisites

  • AWS account

Creating IAM Policy to Access DynamoDB table

  • Version is Policy version which is fixed.
  • Effect is Allow in each statement as we want to Allow users or group be able to list all the DynamoDB table.
  • For Specific table effect is allow as we want user to perform any action on Mytable bucket.
{
    "Version": "2012-10-17",
    "Statement": [
        {
            "Sid": "ListandDescribe",
            "Effect": "Allow",
            "Action": [
                "dynamodb:List*",
                "dynamodb:DescribeReservedCapacity*",
                "dynamodb:DescribeLimits",
                "dynamodb:DescribeTimeToLive"
            ],
            "Resource": "*",
        },
  {
            "Sid": "SpecificTable",
            "Effect": "Allow",
            "Action": [
                "dynamodb:BatchGet*",
                "dynamodb:DescribeStream",
                "dynamodb:DescribeTable",
                "dynamodb:Get*",
                "dynamodb:Query",
                "dynamodb:Scan",
                "dynamodb:BatchWrite*",
                "dynamodb:CreateTable",
                "dynamodb:Delete*",
                "dynamodb:Update*",
                "dynamodb:PutItem"
            ],
            "Resource": "arn:aws:dynamodb:*:*:table/MyTable"
        }
    ]
}

Conclusion

This tutorial demonstrated that how to create IAM policy to access AWS DynamoDB table..

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