Using a supported Amazon SDK - Amazon EKS
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Using a supported Amazon SDK

The containers in your pods must use an Amazon SDK version that supports assuming an IAM role via an OIDC web identity token file. Amazon SDKs that are included in Linux distribution package managers may not be new enough to support this feature. Be sure to use at least the minimum SDK versions listed below:

Many popular Kubernetes add-ons, such as the Cluster Autoscaler and the Amazon Load Balancer Controller, support IAM roles for service accounts. The Amazon VPC CNI plugin for Kubernetes also supports IAM roles for service accounts.

To ensure that you are using a supported SDK, follow the installation instructions for your preferred SDK at Tools for Amazon Web Services when you build your containers.