EKS: Your current user or role does not have access to Kubernetes objects on this EKS cluster.

August 20, 2021

When you install EKS for the first time, you receive the following message in the AWS Console UI.

Your current user or role does not have access to Kubernetes objects on this EKS cluster. This may be due to the current user or role not having Kubernetes RBAC permissions to describe cluster resources or not having an entry in the cluster’s auth config map.

This happen because your AWS user account doesn't have access to the control plane, more specific to the Kubernetes API.

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