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IAM Custom Roles

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IAM Custom Roles

GSP190

Google Cloud Self-Paced Labs

Overview

Cloud IAM provides the right tools to manage resource permissions with minimum fuss and high automation. You don't directly grant users permissions. Instead, you grant them roles, which bundle one or more permissions. This allows you to map job functions within your company to groups and roles. Users get access only to what they need to get the job done, and admins can easily grant default permissions to entire groups of users.

There are two kinds of roles in Cloud IAM:

  • Predefined Roles
  • Custom Roles

Predefined roles are created and maintained by Google. Their permissions are automatically updated as necessary, such as when new features or services are added to GCP.

Custom roles are user-defined, and allow you to bundle one or more supported permissions to meet your specific needs. Custom roles are not maintained by Google; when new permissions, features, or services are added to GCP, your custom roles will not be updated automatically.You create a custom role by combining one or more of the available Cloud IAM permissions. Permissions allow users to perform specific actions on Google Cloud Platform resources.

What you'll do

  • Create, update, delete, undelete custom roles

Prerequisites

  • Familiarity with IAM Roles

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