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

When using IAM roles for service accounts, the containers in your Pods must use an Amazon SDK version that supports assuming an IAM role through an OpenID Connect web identity token file. Make sure that you're using the following versions, or later, for your Amazon SDK:

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

To ensure that you're using a supported SDK, follow the installation instructions for your preferred SDK at Tools to Build on Amazon when you build your containers.