Managing Sub-account

Last updated: 2020-03-16 15:04:03

    Overview

    This document describes how to create a sub-account and grant it permission to manage KMS.

    Directions

    Step 1. Create a sub-account

    1. Log in to the CAM Console with your root account.
    2. On the User List page, click Create User to create a sub-account.

    Step 2. Create an API key

    1. Click the sub-account name to enter the details page.
    2. Select API Key > Create Key to create SecretId and SecretKey. The API key is used to access KMS.

    Step 3. Authorize the sub-account

    The newly created sub-account can be granted with the access to KMS by associating a KMS policy.

    1. Go to Permissions > Associate Policies > Select Policies from the Policy List to Associate and select the appropriate KMS policy.
    2. Click Next > OK to grant KMS permission to the sub-account.

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