Using IAM roles with your EC2 instances has been the recommended best practice for managing AWS credentials deployed to your instances. Previously, an EC2 instance needed to have an IAM role assigned to it at launch time. Only recently has AWS allowed IAM roles to be associated with EC2 instances after the EC2 instance has been launched.
Today, we’re happy to announce a new action in our ever-growing list of action types: Attach IAM Role to EC2 Instances.
Using our new action, Skeddly can scan your AWS account for EC2 instances without IAM roles assigned and attach an IAM role to those EC2 instances.
This allows for a number of use cases:
EC2 instances can be selected to assignment in a number of ways:
This new action type is available today. Full pricing information can be found on our pricing page.