Troubleshooting Amazon Resource Explorer permissions - Amazon Resource Explorer
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Troubleshooting Amazon Resource Explorer permissions

Use the following information to help you diagnose and fix common issues that you might encounter when working with Resource Explorer and Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM).

I am not authorized to perform an action in Resource Explorer

If the Amazon Web Services Management Console tells you that you're not authorized to perform an action, then you must contact your administrator for assistance. Your administrator is the person that provided you with the credentials you used to attempt this operation.

For example, the following error occurs when someone assumes the IAM role MyExampleRole tries to use the console to view details about a view but does not have resource-explorer-2:GetView permission.

User: arn:aws-cn:iam::123456789012:role/MyExampleRole is not authorized to perform: resource-explorer-2:GetView on resource: arn:aws-cn:resource-explorer-2:us-east-1:123456789012:view/EC2-Only-View/1a2b3c4d-5d6e-7f8a-9b0c-abcd11111111

In this case, the person using the role must ask the administrator to update the role's permission policies to allow access to the view using the resource-explorer-2:GetView action.

I want to allow people outside of my Amazon Web Services account to access my Resource Explorer resources

You can create a role that users in other accounts or people outside of your organization can use to access your resources. You can specify who is trusted to assume the role. For services that support resource-based policies or access control lists (ACLs), you can use those policies to grant people access to your resources.

To learn more, consult the following: