Using service-linked roles - Amazon Web Services Support
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Using service-linked roles

Amazon Web Services Support and Amazon Trusted Advisor use Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM) service-linked roles. A service-linked role is a unique IAM role that is linked directly to Amazon Web Services Support and Trusted Advisor. In each case, the service-linked role is a predefined role. This role includes all the permissions that Amazon Web Services Support or Trusted Advisor require to call other Amazon services on your behalf. The following topics explain what service-linked roles do and how to work with them in Amazon Web Services Support and Trusted Advisor.