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Category: AWS Identity and Access Management

Identity and Access Management for the AWS Marketplace

AWS Marketplace now supports role-based permissions and management via AWS Identity and Access Management.  Let’s review the key terms before diving in to the details: AWS Marketplace makes it easy to find, buy, and 1-click deploy software to the cloud, featuring hundreds of popular commercial and open-source software products for developers, IT admins, and business […]

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IAM roles for EC2 instances – Simplified Secure Access to AWS service APIs from EC2

Today’s guest blogger is Anders Samuelsson, a Senior Product Manager on the AWS Identity and Access Management team. Anders has great news for anyone who makes calls to AWS APIs using code that runs on an EC2 instance. — Jeff; Today we are introducing AWS Identity and Access management (IAM) roles for EC2 instances, a […]

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New IAM Features: Password Management and Access to Account Activity and Usage Reports Pages

We are excited to announce that we have added several new AWS Identity Access and Management (IAM) features aimed at providing you more flexibility and control when managing your IAM users. With todays launch you can now: Grant your IAM users access to the Account Activity page and Usage Reports page on the AWS website. […]

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Resource Level IAM for Elastic Beanstalk

Today’s guest post comes to you from Saad Ladki, Product Manager for AWS Elastic Beanstalk. — Jeff; We are excited to announce that AWS Elastic Beanstalk now supports resource permissions through AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM). AWS Elastic Beanstalk provides a quick way to deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud. IAM enables […]

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Identity Federation to the AWS Management Console

In August, we announced that AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) added support for Identity Federation. This enabled customers to use their existing identities (e.g. users) to securely access AWS APIs and resources using IAM’s fine-grained access controls, without the need to create an IAM user for each identity. Today we are announcing that we […]

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How Collections Work in the AWS SDK for Ruby

Today we have a guest blog post from Matty Noble, Software Development Engineer, SDKs and Tools Team.  – rodica We’ve seen a few questions lately about how to work with collections of resources in the SDK for Ruby, so I’d like to take a moment to explain some of the common patterns and how to […]

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New – AWS Virtual (Software) Multi-Factor Authentication – RFC 6238 Support

As you might already know, you can enable AWS Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA for short) for your AWS account and your Identity and Access Management (IAM) users to provide an additional level of security. Once you have enabled MFA for an account or IAM user, you need to enter an authentication code in addition to your […]

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