Category Archives: AWS

IAM Roles for AWS Services

By | October 12, 2021

Okay So we have to talk about the last component of IAM, which is called IAM Roles. So some AWS services that we’ll be launching throughout this course will need to perform actions on our behalf, on our account, okay? And for this to do these actions, they’re just like users, they will need some kind of permissions.… Read More »

AWS Access Keys, CLI and SDK

By | October 10, 2021

How can users access AWS ? So we have seen how to access AWS using the Management console, which is the Web interface that we’ve done so far in this course, but there are, actually, three different options to access AWS. So the first one is a Management console, as we’ve seen, and is protected by your username,… Read More »

IAM – Password Policy

By | October 10, 2021

IAM – Password Policy Now that we have created users and groups, it is time for us to protect these users and groups from being compromised. So for this we can have two defense mechanisms. The first one is to define what’s called a Password Policy. Why? Well, because the stronger the password you use the more security… Read More »

IAM Policies

By | October 10, 2021

IAM Policies Inheritence Okay, so now let’s discuss, IAM policies in depth. So let’s imagine we have a group of developers, Alice, Bob and Charles, and we, attach a policy at the group level. In that case, the policy will get applied to every single member of the group so both Alice, Bob, and Charles they will all… Read More »

IAM Introduction: Users, Groups, Policies

By | October 9, 2021

1. IM Sections Okay Welcome to the first deep dive on an iterator service. The first one is called IAM. 2. IAM: Users & Groups There’s gonna be users, groups and roles. You have to remember this and you surely will remember them by the end of tSo IAM stands for identity and access management. It is a… Read More »