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

September 2020

Feature Description Release time Region Documentation
Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM RAM is available for the Tag service. 2020-09 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM
Alibaba Cloud services that support Security Token Service (STS) STS is available for the Tag service. 2020-09 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support STS

July 2020

Feature Description Release time Region Documentation
Resource group-based authorization in the RAM console A RAM user, RAM user group, or RAM role can be granted permissions in the RAM or Resource Management console. The permissions on the resources of an Alibaba Cloud account or on a specific resource group can be granted. The permissions can also be revoked from a RAM user, RAM user group, or RAM role. 2020-07 All None

June 2020

Feature Description Release time Region Documentation
Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM RAM is available for Time Series Database (TSDB) for InfluxDB. 2020-06 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM
Version rotation of custom policies When you modify a custom policy that has five versions in the RAM console, the earliest version that is not in use can be replaced with the latest version. 2020-06 All Manage custom policy versions

May 2020

Feature Description Release time Region Documentation
Configuration of the maximum role session duration The maximum role session duration can be configured in the RAM console.The configuration applies when you log on to the console by using role-based single sign-on (SSO) and when you use the console or call an API operation to assume a RAM role. 2020-05 All Set the maximum session duration for a RAM role

March 2020

Feature Description Release time Region Documentation
Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM RAM is available for AnalyticDB for MySQL. 2020-03 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM
Alibaba Cloud services that support STS STS is available for Elastic High Performance Computing (E-HPC). 2020-03 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support STS
Service-linked roles Service-linked roles are provided by Alibaba Cloud RAM. Service-linked roles can be used to simplify the process to authorize an Alibaba Cloud service to access other services and use a specific feature.Alibaba Cloud RAM provides service-linked roles for such scenarios. 2020-03 All Service-linked roles
Configuration of the maximum role session duration A new parameter named MaxSessionDuration is provided in API operations to specify the maximum session duration of a RAM role. 2020-03 All

February 2020

Feature Description Release time Region Documentation
Alibaba Cloud services that support STS STS is available for Dynamic Route for CDN (DCDN). 2020-02 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support STS

January 2020

Feature Description Release time Region Documentation
Alibaba Cloud services that support STS STS is available for ApsaraVideo Live. 2020-01 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support STS

December 2019

Feature Description Release time Region Documentation
Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM RAM is available for Server Migration Center (SMC). 2019-12 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM

November 2019

Feature Description Release time Region Documentation
User credential report A user credential report that contains the details of your Alibaba Cloud account and RAM users can be generated and downloaded in the RAM console. The details include logon passwords, AccessKey pairs, and multi-factor authentication (MFA) devices. 2019-11-15 All Generate and download user credential reports
Alibaba Cloud services that support STS STS is available for Hybrid Backup Recovery (HBR). 2019-11 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support STS

October 2019

Feature Description Release time Region Documentation
Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM RAM is available for ID Verification for Financial Services. 2019-10 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM
RAM is available for AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL.
Alibaba Cloud services that support STS STS is available for Cloud Enterprise Network. 2019-10 N/A
STS is available for E-MapReduce. Alibaba Cloud services that support STS

September 2019

Feature Description Release time Region Documentation
Enable or disable access of RAM users to the console The access of RAM users to the console can be enabled and disabled. You can retain the password, MFA, and other logon settings when you disable the access of RAM users to the console. You can also clear console logon settings. 2019-09-09 All Manage logon settings for a RAM user
Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM RAM is available for Logic Composer. 2019-09 N/A Alibaba Cloud services that support RAM

June 2019

Feature Description Release time Region Documentation
Auxiliary domain names for identity-based SSO The configuration of identity-based SSO can be simplified by using auxiliary domain names. 2019-06-28 All Overview of user-based SSO

April 2019

Feature Description Release time Region Documentation
SSO Alibaba Cloud supports SAML 2.0-based SSO. This feature is also known as identity federation.SSO can be implemented between an enterprise identity service and Alibaba Cloud. 2019-04-04 All SSO overview

November 2018

Feature Description Release time Region Documentation
RAM console The RAM console is updated. 2018-11-15 All RAM documentationRAM documentation