This topic lists the Alibaba Cloud services that support Security Token Service (STS).

For more information about STS and the scenarios where STS is used, see What is STS? and RAM role overview.

Alibaba Cloud services that support STS

The following Alibaba Cloud products support RAM: Elastic computing, Database, Storage and CDN, Networking, Analytics, Cloud communications, Management and monitoring, Application, IoT, Middleware, Message queuing, Media services, Big data, Security, Marketplace, Domains and websites, Membership services, Billing management, Ticket services, and Messaging.

Each table in this topic contains the following columns:

  • Service: the name of the service that supports STS.
  • Console: indicates whether STS can be used to implement access control in the console of the service. A check sign (√) indicates that STS is supported. A cross sign (×) indicates that STS is not supported.
  • API: indicates whether STS can be used to implement access control when you call the API of the service. A check sign (✓) indicates that STS is supported when you call the API of the service. A cross sign (×) indicates that STS is not supported when you call the API of the service. A circle (○) indicates that no API is provided for the service.

Elastic computing

Service Console API
Elastic Compute Service (ECS)
Auto Scaling (ESS)
Container Service for Kubernetes (ACK)
Container Registry
Resource Orchestration Service (ROS)
Batch Compute
Function Compute
Elastic High Performance Computing (E-HPC)
Simple Application Server ×
Elastic Container Instance
Web App Service
Operation Orchestration Service (OOS)


Service Console API
ApsaraDB RDS
ApsaraDB for MongoDB
ApsaraDB for Redis
ApsaraDB for Memcache
Time Series Database (TSDB)
AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL
Data Transmission Service (DTS)
Database Backup
PolarDB-X (formerly DRDS)
Database Gateway

Storage and CDN

Service Console API
Object Storage Service (OSS)
Apsara File Storage NAS (NAS)
Dynamic Route for CDN (DCDN)
Cloud Storage Gateway (CSG)
Hybrid Backup Recovery (HBR)
Lightning Cube ×


Service Console API
Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
Server Load Balancer (SLB)
Elastic IP Address (EIP)
Express Connect
NAT Gateway (NAT)
VPN Gateway
Global Accelerator (GA)
Smart Access Gateway
Cloud Enterprise Network


Service Console API
Data Lake Analytics (DLA) × ×

Cloud communications

Service Console API
Short Message Service (SMS)

Management and monitoring

Service Console API
Cloud Monitor
Resource Access Management (RAM)
Key Management Service (KMS)
Intelligent Advisor × ×
Cloud Config
Resource Management
Prometheus Service


Service Console API
Log Service
Direct Mail
API Gateway
Blockchain as a Service (BaaS)


Service Console API
IoT Platform (IoT)
IoT Edge × ×


Service Console API
Enterprise Distributed Application Service (EDAS) ×
Application Real-Time Monitoring Service (ARMS) × ×
Application Configuration Management

Message queuing

Service Console API
Message Queue for Apache RocketMQ
Message Service (MNS)

Media services

Service Console API
ApsaraVideo for Media Processing (MTS)
ApsaraVideo VOD (VOD)
ApsaraVideo Live
Real-Time Communication × ×

Big data

Service Console API
Quick BI × ×
Machine Learning Platform for AI × ×
Public Recognition × ×
DataV × ×
Machine Translation × ×
Image Search


Service Console API
Security Center (SAS)
Server Guard
Anti-DDoS Origin
Anti-DDoS Pro
Anti-DDoS Premium
Web Application Firewall (WAF)
SSL Certificates Service
Cloud Security Scanner
Content Moderation
Anti-Bot Service


Service Console API
Alibaba Cloud Marketplace ×

Domains and websites

Service Console API
Alibaba Cloud DNS (DNS)
Cloud Web Hosting × ×
Alibaba Mail × ×

Membership services

Service Console API
ICP Filing

Billing management

Service Console API
Billing Management

Ticket services

Service Console API
Ticket Management


Service Console API
Message Center