Update IAM Permissions to Manage RDS Databases

Learn to update the IAM permissions to be able to create RDS databases through the AWS CLI.

Before we create the MariaDB RDS instance, we first need to update the permissions of our AWS CLI user. We did this in the fourth chapter by adding permissions to the wordpressadmins user group, so now we need to add permissions for RDS.

To confirm that we do not yet have the permissions, we can use the describe-db-instances command. If it returns an error, the permissions are missing and we need to add them.

Run the following command in the terminal below.

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