Terraform module to provision general IAM account settings
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Terraform module to provision general IAM account settings. It will create the IAM account alias for pretty login URLs and set the account password policy."

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module "account_settings" {
  source     = "git::https://github.com/cloudposse/terraform-aws-iam-account-settings.git?ref=master"
  namespace  = "eg"
  stage      = "prod"
  name       = "account"

  allow_users_to_change_password = true
  minimum_password_length        = 8
  password_reuse_prevention      = true

output "account_alias" {
  value = "${module.account_settings.account_alias}"

output "signin_url" {
  value = "${module.account_settings.signin_url}"

Makefile Targets

Available targets:

  help                                Help screen
  help/all                            Display help for all targets
  help/short                          This help short screen
  lint                                Lint terraform code


Name Description Type Default Required
allow_users_to_change_password Whether to allow users to change their own password string true no
attributes Additional attributes (e.g. policy or role) list <list> no
delimiter Delimiter to be used between name, namespace, stage, etc. string - no
enabled Whether or not to create the IAM account alias string true no
hard_expiry Whether users are prevented from setting a new password after their password has expired (i.e. require administrator reset) string false no
max_password_age The number of days that a user's password is valid string 0 no
minimum_password_length Minimum length to require for user passwords string 8 no
name The Name of the account or solution (e.g. account) string account no
namespace Namespace (e.g. cp or cloudposse) string `` no
password_policy_enabled Whether or not to create the IAM account password policy string true no
password_reuse_prevention The number of previous passwords that users are prevented from reusing string true no
require_lowercase_characters Whether to require lowercase characters for user passwords string true no
require_numbers Whether to require numbers for user passwords string true no
require_symbols Whether to require symbols for user passwords string true no
require_uppercase_characters Whether to require uppercase characters for user passwords string true no
stage Stage (e.g. prod, dev, staging) string `` no
tags Additional tags (e.g. {"BusinessUnit" = "XYZ"}) map <map> no


Name Description
account_alias IAM account alias
signin_url IAM users sign-in URL

Related Projects

Check out these related projects.

  • terraform-aws-iam-assumed-roles - Terraform Module for Assumed Roles on AWS with IAM Groups Requiring MFA
  • terraform-aws-iam-user - Terraform Module to provision a basic IAM user suitable for humans.
  • terraform-aws-iam-s3-user - Terraform module to provision a basic IAM user with permissions to access S3 resources, e.g. to give the user read/write/delete access to the objects in an S3 bucket
  • terraform-aws-organization-access-group - Terraform module to create an IAM Group and Policy to grant permissions to delegated IAM users in the Organization's master account to access a member account
  • terraform-aws-ssm-iam-role - Terraform module to provision an IAM role with configurable permissions to access SSM Parameter Store
  • terraform-aws-iam-chamber-user - Terraform module to provision a basic IAM chamber user with access to SSM parameters and KMS key to decrypt secrets, suitable for CI/CD systems (e.g. TravisCI, CircleCI, CodeFresh) or systems which are external to AWS that cannot leverage AWS IAM Instance Profiles
  • terraform-aws-lb-s3-bucket - Terraform module to provision an S3 bucket with built in IAM policy to allow AWS Load Balancers to ship access logs


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