Posted On: Aug 29, 2018
Starting today, you can use AWS Secrets Manager to rotate credentials for Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, or MariaDB databases hosted on Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) automatically. Rotating credentials is a security best practice that helps you meet your security and compliance requirements.
AWS Secrets Manager helps you protect secrets needed to access your applications, services, and IT resources. With AWS Secrets Manager, you can rotate, manage, and retrieve database credentials, API keys, and other secrets throughout their lifecycle. With today’s launch, you can use AWS Secrets Manager to rotate credentials automatically for all Amazon RDS database types -- Amazon Aurora, Maria DB, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, and PostgreSQL.
AWS Secrets Manager is available in the AWS US East (N. Virginia), US East (Ohio), US West (N. California), US West (Oregon), Canada (Central), EU (Frankfurt), EU (Ireland), EU (London), Asia Pacific (Tokyo), Asia Pacific (Seoul), Asia Pacific (Singapore), Asia Pacific (Sydney), Asia Pacific (Mumbai), and South America (São Paulo) regions. Learn more by reading the AWS Secrets Manager documentation on how to Rotate Secrets for Supported Amazon RDS Databases.