Amazon Web Services
General Reference (Version 1.0)
AWS services or capabilities described in AWS documentation might vary by Region. To see the differences applicable to the China Regions, see Getting Started with Amazon AWS.

AWS Tasks That Require AWS Account Root User

The tasks listed below require you to sign in as the AWS account root user. We normally recommend that you use a standard IAM user with appropriate permissions to perform all normal user or administrative tasks. However, you can perform the tasks listed below only when you sign in as the root user of an account.