Posted On: Mar 15, 2019

Starting today, you can use AWS Secrets Manager to rotate credentials for Amazon DocumentDB and Amazon Redshift automatically, in addition to rotating credentials for all database types hosted on Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS). Rotating credentials is an AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) 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 Secrets Manager to rotate credentials automatically for Amazon RDS, Amazon DocumentDB, and Amazon Redshift.  

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 Rotating Your AWS Secrets Manager Secrets.