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Setting up cloud-native identity and access management (IAM) to control access to your GCP resources

Cloud-native identity and access management (IAM) is a key aspect of security in GCP. It allows you to control who has access to your GCP resources and what actions they can perform. This technical reference guide will provide you with a step-by-step process for setting up cloud-native identity and access management (IAM) to control access to your GCP resources:
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Cloud-native identity and access management (IAM) is a key aspect of security in GCP. It allows you to control who has access to your GCP resources and what actions they can perform. This technical reference guide will provide you with a step-by-step process for setting up cloud-native identity and access management (IAM) to control access to your GCP resources:

Setting up IAM roles:

  • To set up IAM roles in GCP, navigate to the IAM & Admin dashboard in the GCP Console.
  • Choose the project you want to set up IAM roles for.
  • Click the Roles tab.
  • Use the role management interface to create new roles or edit existing roles.
  • Specify the permissions for each role.

Assigning IAM roles to users:

  • To assign IAM roles to users in GCP, navigate to the IAM & Admin dashboard in the GCP Console.
  • Choose the project you want to assign IAM roles for.
  • Click the IAM tab.
  • Use the IAM management interface to add users to the project and assign them IAM roles.

Setting up IAM policies:

  • To set up IAM policies in GCP, navigate to the IAM & Admin dashboard in the GCP Console.
  • Choose the project you want to set up IAM policies for.
  • Click the IAM tab.
  • Use the IAM policy editor to define the permissions for each policy.

By following these steps, you can set up cloud-native IAM in GCP to control access to your resources and ensure the security of your GCP environment.

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