Injecting Chaos in AWS IAM

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Injecting Chaos in AWS IAM

ChaosIQ experiments are run through Chaos Toolkit. When targeting AWS systems for your experiments, the Chaos Toolkit AWS extension offers a large set of activities for AWS services. This page lists all activities specific to AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM).

IAM enables management of access to AWS services and resources.


  • Create a new IAM policy,
  • Attach or detach a role to a policy.


  • Get a policy by its ARN

More information and examples

Read the extension's documentation for complete usage and syntax examples.

Other AWS Services

The AWS extension currently offers actions and probes to target EC2, ECS, IAM, AWS Lambda, CloudWatch, EKS, RDS, and elbv2.