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Resource Access Management:Modify the document and description of a custom policy

Last Updated:Feb 07, 2024

This topic describes how to modify the document and description of a custom policy in Resource Access Management (RAM). You cannot modify the name of the custom policy.


  1. Log on to the RAM console with an Alibaba Cloud account.

  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Permissions > Policies.

  3. On the Policies page, find the policy that you want to manage and click its name.

  4. In the Basic Information section, click the edit icon to the right of Note to modify the description of the custom policy.

  5. On the Policy Document tab, click Modify Policy Document.

  6. On the Visual editor or JSON tab, modify the document of the policy and click Next to edit policy information.

    For more information, see Create custom policies.

  7. Change the value of Note and click OK.


After the policy document is modified, a new version is generated for the custom policy and used as the current version.