Identity and Access Management

Identity and Access Management (IAM) provides identity authentication and permission management. With IAM, you can manage user accounts (such as employees, systems, or applications) and control their access to cloud resources through permissions and policies.

This free service is enabled by default for all HUAWEI CLOUD users.

Product Advantages
  • Permission Management

    Restrict and grant varying degrees of access to HUAWEI CLOUD resources based on users' organizational position or specific responsibilities.

  • Security Control

    Set login verification policies, password policies, and access control lists (ACLs).

  • Agency

    Create an agency to grant other accounts convenient and secure access to your HUAWEI CLOUD resources.

  • Federated Identity Authentication

    Partner with a third-party authentication system to allow enterprise users to access your HUAWEI CLOUD resources.

Application Scenarios
  • User Management

  • Federated Identity Authentication

  • Permission Sharing

User Management

Enterprise Security Governance

Create and authorize user groups based on user responsibilities with inherited permissions for new user additions.


Flexible User Management

Change individual user permissions by changing their user group.

Refined Permission Management

Grant permissions based on projects.

Federated Identity Authentication

Single Sign-On

Access HUAWEI CLOUD through the enterprise management system, without having to create HUAWEI CLOUD accounts.


Unified Portal

Enterprise users need to log in only to their enterprise management systems.

Easy Management

Directly and efficiently manage all user information on enterprise management systems.

Permission Sharing


Create an agency to share resources and permissions with other accounts securely, without having to provide passwords or keys.


Easy to Use

Create an agency to share necessary permissions with the delegated account.

Revocable at Any Time

Edit agency permissions or delete agencies instantly.


  • User Management

    Security administrators can create users and assign permissions based on their respective responsibilities.

  • Federated Identity Authentication

    Security administrators can create identity providers to authenticate employee access to HUAWEI CLOUD through SAML SSO.

User Management

Federated Identity Authentication

  • Access Keys

    Users can create and delete access keys allowing API access to HUAWEI CLOUD.

  • Security Policies

    Security administrators can manage user security policies and set ACLs to block access from untrusted networks.

Access Keys

Security Policies

Usage Guides

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