This topic describes the release history of major Resource Access Management (RAM) features and provides the links to the relevant documentation.

May 2020

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
Configuration of the maximum role session durationNew feature The maximum role session duration is configurable in the console. The configuration applies when you log on to the console through role-based SSO and when you assume a RAM role by using the console or calling an API operation. May 2020 All Set the maximum session duration for a RAM role

March 2020

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM AnalyticDB for MySQL supports RAM. March 2020 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM
Alibaba Cloud services that support STS E-HPC supports STS. March 2020 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support STS
Service linked roleNew feature An Alibaba Cloud service may need to access other services to implement a specific function. In this case, the Alibaba Cloud service must be authorized. Alibaba Cloud provides service linked roles to simplify the authorization in such scenarios. March 2020 All Service linked roles
Configuration of the maximum role session durationNew feature A new parameter named MaxSessionDuration is available in API operations that are used to manage RAM roles. The parameter specifies the maximum session duration of a RAM role. March 2020 All

February 2020

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
Alibaba Cloud services that support STS Dynamic Route for CDN supports STS. February 2020 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support STS

January 2020

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
Alibaba Cloud services that support STS ApsaraVideo Live supports STS. January 2020 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support STS

December 2019

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM Server Migration Center supports RAM. December 2019 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM

November 2019

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
User credential report User credential reports can be generated and downloaded in the RAM console. The reports contain the information of the Alibaba Cloud account and RAM users, such as logon passwords, AccessKey pairs, and multi-factor authentication (MFA) devices. November 11, 2019 All Generate and download user credential reports
Alibaba Cloud services that support STS Hybrid Backup Recovery supports STS. November 2019 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support STS

October 2019

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM ID Verification for Financial Services supports RAM. October 2019 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM
AnalyticDB supports RAM.
Alibaba Cloud services that support STS Cloud Enterprise Network supports STS. October 2019 N/A
E-MapReduce supports STS. Alibaba Cloud services that support STS

September 2019

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
Enable or disable console logon for RAM users This feature enables or disables RAM user access to the RAM console. By using this feature, you can keep the password, multi-factor authentication (MFA), and other logon settings while disabling RAM user access to the RAM console. You can also clear console logon settings by clicking the corresponding button. September 9, 2019 All Manage logon settings for a RAM user
Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM Logic Composer supports RAM. September 2019 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM

June 2019

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
Auxiliary domain name for user-based single sign-on (SSO) This feature simplifies the configuration of user-based SSO. June 28, 2019 All Overview of user-based SSO

April 2019

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
SSO Alibaba Cloud supports SAML 2.0-based SSO (also known as identity federation). SSO can be implemented between an enterprise identity service and Alibaba Cloud. April 4, 2019 All SSO overview

November 2018

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
RAM console The RAM console is upgraded. November 15, 2018 All Resource Access Management