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Tag: Bastion host

Securely extend and access on-premises Active Directory domain controllers in AWS

If you have an on-premises Windows Server Active Directory infrastructure, it’s important to plan carefully how to extend it into Amazon Web Services (AWS) when you’re migrating or implementing cloud-based applications. In this scenario, existing applications require Active Directory for authentication and identity management. When you migrate these applications to the cloud, having a locally […]

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How to use Amazon AppStream 2.0 to reduce your bastion host attack surface

July 16, 2020: This post was originally published May 2, 2018, and has been updated to clarify some AppStream 2.0 details. Update: To help protect their assets, many security-conscious enterprises require their system administrators to go through a “bastion” (or “jump”) host to gain administrative access to backend systems in protected or sensitive network segments. […]

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