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Practical AWS Networking

By : Mitesh Soni
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Practical AWS Networking

By: Mitesh Soni

Overview of this book

Amazon Web Services (AWS) dominates the public cloud market by a huge margin and continues to be the first choice for many organizations. Networking has been an area of focus for all the leading cloud service providers. AWS has a suite of network-related products which help in performing network related task on AWS. This book initially covers the basics of networking in AWS. Then we use AWS VPC to create an isolated virtual cloud for performing network-related tasks. We then provide an overview of AWS Direct Connect after taking a deep dive into scalability and load balancing using the auto scaling feature, Elastic Load Balancing, and Amazon Route S3. Toward the end of the book, we cover troubleshooting tips and security best practices for your network. By the end of this book, you will have hands-on experience of working with network tasks on AWS.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
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Identity and Access Management

Identity and Access Management provides the facility to configure authentication and policy-based authorization. You can use AWS IAM services alongside the AWS Management Console, AWS command-line tools, AWS SDKs, and IAM HTTPS API.

With AWS IAM, it is easier to provide administration access and use resources with proper authentication and authorization. One of the most important features that's available is multi-factor authentication. When using multi-factor authentication, you need to provide a special code that's given by a configured virtual or physical device in addition to the required password. This feature makes access to your AWS account extremely secure.

One of the main reasons why AWS Identity and Access Management is popular is because of its ability to integrate with AWS services.

The following are the services that we have...