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revised Set TTL for CloudFront files to 1 year
Shortened/Formatted overly verbose suggested edit; added hints on Cache-Control max-age preference and minimum TTL effects.
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comment AWS IAM user access issues for S3
According to Sid, it is is an optional identifier that you provide for the policy statement, which must be unique within a policy. Given it seems to work fine w/o (but see below), I tend to remove it here for brevity and when versionizing policies, but do not bother when generating policies automatically for example - however, as per the subsequent Note: Some AWS services (for example, Amazon SQS or Amazon SNS) might require this element [...].
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answered Restrict the visibility of EC2 instances using IAM accounts
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comment Restrict the visibility of EC2 instances using IAM accounts
When you say 'IAM accounts', I presume you mean multiple 'IAM users' within a single 'AWS account'?
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answered What algorithm does Amazon ELB use to balance load?
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comment AWS Cloud Formation.Requires capabilities : [CAPABILITY_IAM] (Child Stack)
Thanks for following up with your discoveries - this seems to match previous observations of mine, but ironically we seem to encounter the inverse behavior as of recently, i.e. CAPABILITY_IAM is now always required once a sub stack resource is involved, even if it doesn't create IAM resources (e.g. the Nesting a Stack in a Template example exposes this behavior, and this happens at the API level). Unfortunately this obstructs other use cases now - has AWS contacted you about this change?
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answered How can I give an AWS IAM user permissions to manage his own security credentials?
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comment How to specify an IAM role for an Amazon EC2 instance being launched via the AWS CLI?
Your analyzed/described the underlying issue correctly (+1), but your conclusions are slightly imprecise/misleading - I've added a separate answer to properly explain how the potential security issue is addressed by IAM.
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answered How to specify an IAM role for an Amazon EC2 instance being launched via the AWS CLI?