Join Brian Eiler for an in-depth discussion in this video AMI security and updates, part of Amazon Web Services: Implementing and Troubleshooting IaaS Products.
- [Instructor] An important note about AMIs…is how we go about updating them…and really from a security standpoint,…what's going to happen as soon as you deploy them.…AWS takes charge of making sure…that any of the Windows AMIs are fully updated and patched…within five days of the Patch Tuesday events.…Now that means that they're powering up the AMIs.…They're going through the whole patching process…and then they stop it.…They re-bundle the AMIs and it's available for us to use.…
The challenge here is that…once you launch an instance from that AMI,…it's up to you to keep it up to date…and that's because think again,…it's kind of like a template…or think about it as a piece of paper.…If I routinely keep a particular piece of paper updated…and then I hand it to you as a copy,…well I can't update the paper…that's in your hands any longer.…The same thing applies here.…Once you deploy an instance from an AMI,…you'll have to go through the process of setting up…the particular patching process.…
Now it's recommended the first thing you do…
- AWS global infrastructure
- VPC use cases
- EC2 instance types
- EC2 purchasing and troubleshooting
- Creating AMIs
- Using AWS storage solutions such as EBS, EFS, S3, and Glacier
- Versioning and cross-region replication on S3
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