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AWS IAM Plugin

Overview

The AWS IAM Plugin integrates RightScale Self-Service with the basic functionality of the AWS Identify and Access Management API.

Requirements

  • A general understanding CAT development and definitions
    • Refer to the guide documentation for details SS Guides
  • The admin, ss_designer & ss_end_user roles, in a RightScale account with SelfService enabled. admin is needed to retrived the RightScale Credential values identified below.
  • AWS Account credentials with the appropriate permissions to manage elastic load balancers
  • The following RightScale Credentials
    • AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID
    • AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY
  • The following packages are also required (See the Installation section for details):

Installation

  1. Be sure your RightScale account has Self-Service enabled
  2. Connect AWS Cloud credentials to your RightScale account (if not already completed)
  3. Navigate to the appropriate Self-Service portal
  4. In the Design section, use the Upload CAT interface to complete the following:
    1. Upload each of packages listed in the Requirements Section
    2. Upload the aws_iam_plugin.rb file located in this repository

How to Use

The IAM Plugin has been packaged as plugin/rs_aws_iam. In order to use this plugin you must import this plugin into a CAT.

import "plugin/rs_aws_iam"

For more information on using packages, please refer to the RightScale online documenataion. Importing a Package

Supported Resources

  • role
  • policy
  • instance_profile

Resource: role

Supported Fields

Note: There are many possible configurations when defining a role resource. While some fields below are not listed as "Required", they may actually be required for your resource, depending on the value(s) of other field(s). More detailed field documentation is available in-line within the IAM Plugin.

Field Name Required? Description
name yes The name of the role to create.
assume_role_policy_document yes The trust relationship policy document that grants an entity permission to assume the role.
description no A description of the role.
availability_zone no The EC2 Availability Zone that the database instance will be created in.
max_session_duration no The maximum session duration (in seconds) that you want to set for the specified role. If you do not specify a value for this setting, the default maximum of one hour is applied. This setting can have a value from 1 hour to 12 hours.
path no The path to the role.
policies no Attaches the specified managed policy to the specified IAM role. When you attach a managed policy to a role, the managed policy becomes part of the role's permission (access) policy.

Supported Outputs

  • RoleName

Usage

AWS IAM resources can now be created by specifying a resource declaration with the desired fields. See the Supported Actions section for a full list of supported actions. The resulting resrouce can be manipulated just like the native RightScale resources in RCL and CAT. See the Examples Section for more examples and complete CAT's.

resource "my_role", type: "rs_aws_iam.role" do
  name 'MyTestRole'
  assume_role_policy_document '{"Version":"2012-10-17","Statement":[{"Effect":"Allow","Principal":{"Service":["ec2.amazonaws.com"]},"Action":["sts:AssumeRole"]}]}'
  description "test role description"
  policies @my_policy.Arn, @my_policy2.Arn
end

Supported Actions

Action API Implementation Support Level
create CreateRole Supported
destroy DeleteRole Supported
get GetRole Supported
attach_policy AttachRolePolicy Supported
detach_policy DetachRolePolicy Supported
attached_polcies ListAttachedRolePolicies Supported

Resource: policy

Supported Fields

Field Name Required? Description
name yes The friendly name of the policy.
description no A friendly description of the policy.
policy_document yes The JSON policy document that you want to use as the content for the new policy.
path no The path for the policy.

Supported Outputs

  • PolicyName
  • Arn
  • PolicyArn

Usage

#Creates a new IAM Policy
resource "my_policy", type: "rs_aws_iam.policy" do
  name "MyTestPolicy"
  policy_document '{"Version":"2012-10-17","Statement":[{"Effect":"Allow","Action":"s3:ListAllMyBuckets",
"Resource":"arn:aws:s3:::*"},{"Effect":"Allow","Action":["s3:Get*","s3:List*"],"Resource":
["arn:aws:s3:::EXAMPLE-BUCKET","arn:aws:s3:::EXAMPLE-BUCKET/*"]}]}'
  description "test policy description"
end

Supported Actions

Action API Implementation Support Level
create CreatePolicy Supported
destroy DeletePolicy Supported
get GetPolicy Supported

Resource: instance_profile

Supported Fields

Field Name Required? Description
name yes The friendly name of the policy.
description no A friendly description of the policy.
policy_document yes The JSON policy document that you want to use as the content for the new policy.
path no The path for the policy.

Supported Outputs

  • PolicyName
  • Arn
  • PolicyArn

Usage

#Creates a new IAM Instance Profile
resource "my_instance_profile", type:"rs_aws_iam.instance_profile" do
  name "MyInstanceProfile"
  role_name @my_role.RoleName
end

Supported Actions

Action API Implementation Support Level
create CreatePolicy Supported
destroy DeletePolicy Supported
get GetPolicy Supported
add_role AddRoleToInstanceProfile Supported

Examples

Please review iam_test_cat.rb for a basic example implementation.

Known Issues / Limitations

  • Currently only supports a few actions from the IAM functions.

Getting Help

Support for this plugin will be provided though GitHub Issues and the RightScale public slack channel #plugins. Visit http://chat.rightscale.com/ to join!

License

The AWS IAM Plugin source code is subject to the MIT license, see the LICENSE file.

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