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Tag: Secrets Manager

How to eliminate EC2 keypairs from password retrieval of provisioned Windows instances using Secrets Manager and CloudFormation

In my previous post, I showed you how you can increase the durability of your applications and prepare for disaster recovery by using AWS Secrets Manager to replicate your secrets across AWS regions. This is just one of many security best practices you can implement in your AWS environment. Another would be removing the need […]

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How to automate replication of secrets in AWS Secrets Manager across AWS Regions

Assume that you make snapshot copies or read-replicas of your RDS databases in a secondary or backup AWS Region as a best practice. By using AWS Secrets Manager, you can store your RDS database credentials securely using AWS KMS Customer Master Keys, otherwise known as CMKs. AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS) ensures secrets are […]

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