At this point, you have created an RDS database and an EC2 instance. In this module, we will configure the RDS database to allow access to specific entities.
Time to Complete Module: 15 Minutes
It is critical to secure your database from unauthorized access, and there are a number of strategies you can use to add security to your database. You will learn two of them in this module. They are:
● Network security: Limiting access to your database instance by rejecting traffic that’s not from authorized IP addresses
● Password authentication and authorization: Limiting access to your database by requiring a username and password to access.
You will configure each of these in the steps below.