Learn about controlling access to the VPC infrastructure with IAM policies.
- [Instructor] After you've worked with AWS … for a period of time, you'll probably … have multiple applications written by multiple developers, … running in different AWS accounts. … So how to control access for resources … for different users in different AWS accounts. … Well we can use something called an IAM role. … IAM standing for, identity and access management. … A role provides temporary access to an AWS resource … in a nother AWS account. … So with IAM roles we have to understand … it's just a security policy. … A security policy being, this is what you're allowed to do, … this is what you're not allowed to do. … There's no credentials embedded in the role itself. … Again, it's just a security statement. … The IAM role is assumed by IAM users. … These are users created inside an AWS account. … Once they authenticate, if these roles are attached … to their user account, then they will have access … to whatever task has been assigned to that user. … An IAM role is also using a temporary security token, …
- Creating a VPC
- Creating subnets
- Default and custom route tables
- IP addressing
- Creating security groups
- Configuring an internet gateway
- Peering VPCs together
- Sharing VPC resources
- Creating flow logs for monitoring
- Controlling access with IAM roles
- Dedicated tenancy
- Using automation for compliance
Skill Level Intermediate
What you should know2m 7s
1. VPC Architecture
2. Creating VPCs
3. Creating Subnets
4. IP Addressing
5. VPC Security
6. VPC Public Connectivity
7. VPC Private Connectivity
8. VPC Compliance
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