Arn:aws:sts::... is not authorized

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My domain is: fbe.storganisehost.co.uk

I ran this command:sudo certbot certonly --dns-route53 --dns-route53-propagation-seconds 30 -d fbe.storganisehost.co.uk

It produced this output:An error occurred (AccessDenied) when calling the ListHostedZones operation: User: arn:aws:sts::492283802954:assumed-role/AmazonLightsailInstanceRole/i-0c8b8321276ea9aea is not authorized to perform: route53:ListHostedZones

My web server is (include version):Lightsail

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):CentOS7

My hosting provider, if applicable, is:AWS

I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don't know):no

I'm using a control panel to manage my site (no, or provide the name and version of the control panel):no

The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you're using Certbot):certbot 1.14.0

My issue here is that an assumed role seems to be created each time, which does not have the correct credentials. I have put the Access & secret key into the ~/.aws/config file as instructed. Not sure why it is not using the AWS role assigned andissuing an Assumed Role. I have trawled the forums to see if there is a similar issue, but nothing seems to help.

Thanks

James

Are the credentials in /home/ec2-user/.aws/config or /root/.aws/config? As it's running under sudo it probably need to be under root's aws directory. (Assuming that you're trying to use a separate set of credentials here, rather than using AWS's instance roles.)

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Hi Peter, Ah, I see. Yes, I've just run sudo su and root doesn't have a .aws folder. I should set it up there I guess! Thanks a bunch

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