How to Access Amazon S3 Storage from EC2 Instance via Preconfigured IAM Role.
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IAM Roles for EC2 - Overview

IAM Roles for EC2 allow you to access Amazon S3 storage from EC2 without transferring your Access Key ID and Secret Access Key to the instance.

You define the Role in your IAM AWS Console and launch the EC2 instance with this role. Applications running on such instance are now able to obtain temporary Access Keys from instance metadata. These access keys are rotated during the day providing you an additional layer of security.

To connect to Amazon S3 from EC2 via IAM Role:

1. Start S3 Browser and click Accounts -> Add New Account.

click add new account menu item

Click Accounts -> Add New Account to add new account.

Add New Account dialog will appear:

add iam ec2 storage account

Add New Account dialog.

2. Enter account name and choose Amazon S3 on EC2 via IAM Role as a storage type.

3. Click Add new account.

4. Choose the newly added account from the accounts menu:

how to switch between amazon s3 accounts

Click Accounts -> Account Name to switch between accounts.

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