Using service-linked roles for Amazon EKS - Amazon EKS
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Using service-linked roles for Amazon EKS

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service uses Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM) service-linked roles. A service-linked role is a unique type of IAM role that is linked directly to Amazon EKS. Service-linked roles are predefined by Amazon EKS and include all the permissions that the service requires to call other Amazon services on your behalf.