This topic describes how to modify the document and description of a custom policy. You cannot modify the name of the custom policy.


  1. Log on to the RAM console by using your Alibaba Cloud account.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Permissions > Policies.
  3. On the Policies page, find the custom policy that you want to modify 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 Beta or JSON tab, modify the document of the policy and click Next: Edit Basic Information.
    For more information, see Create a custom policy.
  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.