Ask questionsMalformedPolicyDocument: Policy document should not specify a principal.

Terraform Version

Terraform v0.9.2

Affected Resource(s)

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  • aws_iam_role_policy

Terraform Configuration Files

data "aws_iam_policy_document" "trust-assume-role-policy" {
  statement {

   actions = ["sts:AssumeRole"]

   principals {
     type        = "Service"
     identifiers = [""]

   principals {
      type        = "AWS"
      identifiers = ["arn:aws:iam::<account-id>:root"]

resource "aws_iam_role_policy" "TrustUser" {
  name   = "TrustUser"
  role   = "SomeRole"
  policy = "${}"

Debug Output

Panic Output

Expected Behavior

IAM Role updated with policy

Actual Behavior

MalformedPolicyDocument: Policy document should not specify a principal.

Steps to Reproduce

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  1. `terraform plan1
  2. terraform apply

Important Factoids

EC2 classic


  • GH-53

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