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Tag: AWS Identity and Access Management

New for Identity Federation – Use Employee Attributes for Access Control in AWS

When you manage access to resources on AWS or many other systems, you most probably use Role-Based Access Control (RBAC). When you use RBAC, you define access permissions to resources, group these permissions in policies, assign policies to roles, assign roles to entities such as a person, a group of persons, a server, an application, […]

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Amazon WorkMail – Managed Email and Calendaring in the AWS Cloud

Updates: April 2018 — Edited to remove packages that no longer exist. September 2018 – Edited to remove references to public folders. April 2019 – Edited to remove reference to introductory pricing. Have you ever had to set up, run, and scale an email server? While it has been a long time since I have […]

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New – Cross-Account Access in the AWS Management Console

Many AWS customers use separate AWS accounts (usually in conjunction with Consolidated Billing) for their development and production resources. This separation allows them to cleanly separate different types of resources and can also provide some security benefits. Today we are making it easier for you to work productively within a multi-account (or multi-role) AWS environment […]

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Updated IAM Console

If you are an AWS user, I sincerely hope that you are using AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) to control access to your services and your resources! As you probably know, you can create AWS users and groups and use permissions to allow and deny access to many aspects of AWS. Today we are […]

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Additional IAM Support in the AWS Billing Console

AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) gives you fine-grained control over access to AWS services and resources. You can create and manage AWS users and groups and then use IAM permissions (in the form of policies) to allow and deny access to AWS resources. The AWS Billing Console lets you see how much you are […]

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AWS CloudTrail Update – Seven New Services & Support From CloudCheckr

AWS CloudTrail records the API calls made in your AWS account and publishes the resulting log files to an Amazon S3 bucket in JSON format, with optional notification to an Amazon SNS topic each time a file is published. Our customers use the log files generated CloudTrail in many different ways. Popular use cases include […]

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