How to add AWS Account bookmarks to Locksmith. Locksmith can be used both stand-alone and managed by a service. Here we show how to use Locksmith as a stand-alone tool.
Instructions for adding an AWS account bookmark to Locksmith are given below. First, create an IAM Role in the target account. Second, add a bookmark to Locksmith.
In the AWS console, create a new IAM Role:
Select the Policy you wish the user to be able to use
It is good practice to give the minimum required set of privileges.
If you must provide almost all privileges, please consider using “PowerUserAccess” (allows evertything, except IAM user management) over “AdministratorAccess” (allows everything).
Click the plus sign in the upper left corner of the Locksmith popup
Fill following information in the form:
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Click “Save Bookmark”
Try to use the new bookmark. Feel free to add as many bookmarks as you like, there is no limit. When the amount of AWS accounts you manage is becoming too large for you to manage manually, implement the Locksmith API, or feel free to give us a call!
Cloud Systems Architect and Security Officer for the Public Clouds Team