IAM Permission Boundaries

A while ago AWS introduced Permission Boundaries. You may have seen them when creating an IAM user or role through the console, and ignored them. That’s OK, since permission boundaries have no effect if they’re not configured. You may also have read about them and learned that your effective IAM permissions are the intersection between your permission boundaries and your IAM policies. So, if you don’t give too many permissions away in your IAM policies, permission boundaries don’t really add any value. Right? Right. If you are creating IAM users that are used as functional users, meaning that the AK/SK of that user is used in some sort of external… Read More

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Adopt IPv6 in the blink of an eye

We all know we’d have to adopt IPV6 one day. So why not today? I thought about this today, when I noticed my provider was so good to give my laptop an IPv6 address. So it starts making sense to get our website on IPv6 too. When even private individuals get IPv6 access, it’s just a matter of time before the corporates do 😉 There is enough documentation out there about what IPv6 is and why we ‘need’ it, so I won’t replicate any of that here. Now, the question is, how to get your site on IPv6? At easytocloud, we use AWS CloudFront as a CDN (Content Delivery Network) for our… Read More

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