Error: dynamodb items page not authorized with read access

Rafal Wilinski

Answered by Rafal Wilinski

What's Causing This Error

This error occurs when the service consuming the DynamoDB service does not have the required policies bound to its IAM Role.

Solution - Here's How To Resolve It

To resolve this error, navigate to the IAM console and locate the role bound to the service invoking DynamoDB.

Then, click "Add Permissions" and "Create Inline Policies."

dynamodb items page not authorized with read access

Figure - Creating the inline policy.

After that, add all "Read" actions of the DynamoDB service for this new policy.

dynamodb adding all read actions

Figure - Adding all read actions.

Then, click "Review Policy" to review and finalize the policy.

dynamodb reviewing policy

Figure - Reviewing the policy

Finally, click "Create Policy" to create and bind the custom policy to the role.

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