Join Brian Eiler for an in-depth discussion in this video IAM best practices, part of Amazon Web Services: Implementing and Troubleshooting PaaS Products.
- [Instructor] Let's wrap up the IAM section…with some best practices.…Some of these things we've actually talked…about throughout the different lessons.…But just as a bit of recap, let's go back and look.…First of all, follow the principle of least privilege.…In other words, grant only the rules or grant only…the permissions that are required for that person…or for the group or for the role to be able…to do the job and nothing more.…So the goal is, restrict what that person…or individual can do both for the purpose of…maintaining a clean environment and reducing accidents.…
But also just from a security standpoint making sure…that people don't have access to things that they shouldn't.…Another very important one is do not use the root user…account for your day-to-day administration.…The root user account is all powerful.…And the trouble with that is that in addition…to being all powerful, it isn't specifically tied…to one person.…It's possible in your company that more than one person…may know the password to the root account,…
- Creating an IAM user, group, and role
- Using the IAM policy simulator
- IAM best practices
- Components of CloudFormation
- Benefits of Elastic Beanstalk
- Working with OpsWorks
- OpsWorks for Chef Automate and Puppet Enterprise
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Identity and Access Management
3. Elastic Beanstalk
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