Actions, resources, and condition keys for Amazon Kinesis - Service Authorization Reference
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Actions, resources, and condition keys for Amazon Kinesis

Amazon Kinesis (service prefix: kinesis) provides the following service-specific resources, actions, and condition context keys for use in IAM permission policies.

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Actions defined by Amazon Kinesis

You can specify the following actions in the Action element of an IAM policy statement. Use policies to grant permissions to perform an operation in Amazon. When you use an action in a policy, you usually allow or deny access to the API operation or CLI command with the same name. However, in some cases, a single action controls access to more than one operation. Alternatively, some operations require several different actions.

The Resource types column indicates whether each action supports resource-level permissions. If there is no value for this column, you must specify all resources ("*") in the Resource element of your policy statement. If the column includes a resource type, then you can specify an ARN of that type in a statement with that action. Required resources are indicated in the table with an asterisk (*). If you specify a resource-level permission ARN in a statement using this action, then it must be of this type. Some actions support multiple resource types. If the resource type is optional (not indicated as required), then you can choose to use one but not the other.

For details about the columns in the following table, see Actions table.

Actions Description Access level Resource types (*required) Condition keys Dependent actions
AddTagsToStream Grants permission to add or update tags for the specified Amazon Kinesis stream. Each stream can have up to 10 tags Tagging

stream*

CreateStream Grants permission to create a Amazon Kinesis stream Write

stream*

DecreaseStreamRetentionPeriod Grants permission to decrease the stream's retention period, which is the length of time data records are accessible after they are added to the stream Write

stream*

DeleteStream Grants permission to delete a stream and all its shards and data Write

stream*

DeregisterStreamConsumer Grants permission to deregister a stream consumer with a Kinesis data stream Write

consumer*

DescribeLimits Grants permission to describe the shard limits and usage for the account Read
DescribeStream Grants permission to describe the specified stream Read

stream*

DescribeStreamConsumer Grants permission to get the description of a registered stream consumer Read

consumer*

DescribeStreamSummary Grants permission to provide a summarized description of the specified Kinesis data stream without the shard list Read

stream*

DisableEnhancedMonitoring Grants permission to disables enhanced monitoring Write
EnableEnhancedMonitoring Grants permission to enable enhanced Kinesis data stream monitoring for shard-level metrics Write
GetRecords Grants permission to get data records from a shard Read

stream*

GetShardIterator Grants permission to get a shard iterator. A shard iterator expires five minutes after it is returned to the requester Read

stream*

IncreaseStreamRetentionPeriod Grants permission to increase the stream's retention period, which is the length of time data records are accessible after they are added to the stream Write

stream*

ListShards Grants permission to list the shards in a stream and provides information about each shard List
ListStreamConsumers Grants permission to list the stream consumers registered to receive data from a Kinesis stream using enhanced fan-out, and provides information about each consumer List

stream*

ListStreams Grants permission to list your streams List
ListTagsForStream Grants permission to list the tags for the specified Amazon Kinesis stream Read

stream*

MergeShards Grants permission to merge two adjacent shards in a stream and combines them into a single shard to reduce the stream's capacity to ingest and transport data Write

stream*

PutRecord Grants permission to write a single data record from a producer into an Amazon Kinesis stream Write

stream*

PutRecords Grants permission to write multiple data records from a producer into an Amazon Kinesis stream in a single call (also referred to as a PutRecords request) Write

stream*

RegisterStreamConsumer Grants permission to register a stream consumer with a Kinesis data stream Write

stream*

RemoveTagsFromStream Grants permission to remove tags from the specified Kinesis data stream. Removed tags are deleted and cannot be recovered after this operation successfully completes Tagging

stream*

SplitShard Grants permission to split a shard into two new shards in the Kinesis data stream, to increase the stream's capacity to ingest and transport data Write

stream*

StartStreamEncryption Grants permission to enable or update server-side encryption using an Amazon KMS key for a specified stream Write

kmsKey*

stream*

StopStreamEncryption Grants permission to disable server-side encryption for a specified stream Write

kmsKey*

stream*

SubscribeToShard Grants permission to listen to a specific shard with enhanced fan-out Read

consumer*

UpdateShardCount Grants permission to update the shard count of the specified stream to the specified number of shards Write
UpdateStreamMode Grants permission to update the capacity mode of the data stream Write

Resource types defined by Amazon Kinesis

The following resource types are defined by this service and can be used in the Resource element of IAM permission policy statements. Each action in the Actions table identifies the resource types that can be specified with that action. A resource type can also define which condition keys you can include in a policy. These keys are displayed in the last column of the table. For details about the columns in the following table, see Resource types table.

Resource types ARN Condition keys
stream arn:${Partition}:kinesis:${Region}:${Account}:stream/${StreamName}
consumer arn:${Partition}:kinesis:${Region}:${Account}:${StreamType}/${StreamName}/consumer/${ConsumerName}:${ConsumerCreationTimpstamp}
kmsKey arn:${Partition}:kms:${Region}:${Account}:key/${KeyId}

Condition keys for Amazon Kinesis

Kinesis has no service-specific context keys that can be used in the Condition element of policy statements. For the list of the global context keys that are available to all services, see Available keys for conditions.