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Tag: Amazon VPC

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Securing data in a virtual private cloud using Amazon S3 Access Points

Using a virtual private cloud (VPC) is common amongst enterprises looking to run scalable virtual networks in a private and completely customizable environment. This enables organizations to ensure security, isolation, and centralization for their virtual operations. AWS offers a VPC service in the form of Amazon VPC, a natural home for VPC users, given the […]

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Amazon S3

Limit access to Amazon S3 buckets owned by specific AWS accounts

Customers use Amazon S3 to store and protect data for a range of use cases, including data lakes, enterprise applications, backup, and archive. Amazon S3 provides easy-to-use management features, fine-grained access controls, strong consistency, and durability to meet a range of business, organizational, and compliance requirements. A common data loss prevention requirement is ensuring that […]

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Automating shadow copies configuration on Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

We often hear from customers that they love the self-service, fine-grained file restore capability of the shadow copies feature on Amazon FSx for Windows File Server Filer Server (Amazon FSx). Our customers also relay to us the convenience of being able to schedule shadow copies on file systems using PowerShell commands. However, enabling Windows shadow […]

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Using VPC hosted endpoints in shared VPCs with AWS Transfer Family

AWS customers can now deploy AWS Transfer Family server endpoints in Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (Amazon VPCs) with shared resources. Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) sharing, which launched in early 2019, enables AWS customers to share specific resources with other AWS accounts within the same AWS Organization. VPC sharing benefits customers by enabling: Role-based separation […]

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Using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server with Azure ADDS domain

Customers are using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server for a variety of use cases that need shared file storage that is accessible over the industry-standard Server Message Block (SMB) protocol, and that is integrated with Microsoft Active Directory. You can use Amazon FSx with any Microsoft Active Directory that is hosting your user identities, […]

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Transferring file data across AWS Regions and accounts using AWS DataSync

Many customers that use Amazon EFS want to replicate their file systems to other AWS accounts or other AWS Regions. Customers may do this for business continuity purposes or to provide low-latency access to data for processes running in other Regions. AWS DataSync makes it easy for customers to replicate data from one Amazon EFS […]

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Accessing SMB file shares remotely with Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

With remote work becoming the norm, customers often need a central repository for files that can be accessed from anywhere to enable collaboration and provide highly durable storage. For ease of use and increased productivity, customers are looking for shared file access that can be mounted as a network drive using built-in Windows, macOS, Linux, […]

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Connecting AWS Outposts to on-premises data sources

Millions of customers such as startups, enterprises, and leading government agencies are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster. There are some workloads that must remain on-premises in order to interact with data that cannot, for variety of reasons, move to an AWS Region. Enter AWS Outposts. AWS Outposts is a […]

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Amazon S3

Aggregating logs with S3 Same-Region Replication

Introduction Aggregating logs to a secure dedicated location streamlines critical operations like Security Information and Event Management (SIEM). As more customers adopt a multi-account strategy, central logging becomes a key component of driving operational excellence. Considering the benefits, enterprise customers often use complex third-party tools to build their centralized log aggregation solution. With the announcement […]

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Transferring files from on-premises to AWS and back without leaving your VPC using AWS DataSync

AWS DataSync is a service we launched at re:Invent 2018 to simplify, automate, and accelerate data transfer between on-premises storage and AWS, such as Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) and Amazon S3. We recently expanded the service to support direct transfers to all S3 storage classes. Many of our customers are using DataSync to migrate […]

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