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How To Rotate Secrets In AWS Secret Manager

How To Rotate Secrets In AWS Secret Manager Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. In today’s blog post, we will discuss how to rotate secrets in AWS secret manager automatically. You can rotate (update) a secret automatically in AWS secret manager. When you rotate a secret, you update both the secret and the service or application that is using that secret. You can either manually or automatically rotate a secret in…

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How To Generate Random Passwords Using AWS Secret Manager API

How To Generate Random Passwords Using AWS Secret Manager API Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. Did you know, you can use AWS Secret Manager GetRandomPassword API action to generate a random password for you. Today we will discuss how to generate random passwords using AWS secret manager API. AWS Secret Manager provides API action GetRandomPassword to generate a random password using API call. You can also define the password length,…

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How To Manage Secrets In AWS Secret Manager Using API

How To Manage Secrets In AWS Secret Manager Using API Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. In today’s blog post, we will discuss how to manage secrets in AWS secret manager using API. AWS Secret Manager enables you to store, retrieve, delete and rotate a secret for your application programmatically. AWS Secret Manager also supports encryption and secret versions to further enhance your secret management requirements. You can also use other…

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How To Create A Backup Report In AWS Backup

How To Create A Backup Report In AWS Backup Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. You can use AWS Backup audit manager reports to find out the backup job status and the resources being backed up. The backup reports can be generated based on a schedule or ad-hoc basis and are stored in a S3 bucket in CSV or JSON format. You can configure a backup audit manager report on backup,…

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How To Create An Audit Framework In AWS Backup Service

How To Create An Audit Framework In AWS Backup Service Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. AWS Backup service can also be used to audit your backup compliance with respect to your organization RTO/RPO policy. Backup audit framework can be used to define your backup audit specification and then evaluate your resources and backups against those specification. AWS Backup audit manager can be used to identify if all the supported resources…

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How To Copy A Backup In AWS Backup Service

How To Copy A Backup In AWS Backup Service Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. AWS Backup is a regional service and you may get into a situation where you need to copy the backup from one region to another. Or your application architecture uses pilot light disaster recovery technique and you need to configure a continuous copy of the backup from one region to another region. In AWS backup, you…

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How To Restore A Backup Using AWS Backup Service

How To Restore A Backup Using AWS Backup Service Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. In case of a disaster, having proper backup plan is not enough. You should also have the ability to recover from the disaster swiftly by restoring the backups in your disposal. In this blog post, we will discuss how to restore a backup using AWS backup service. We are going to first take a backup of…

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How To Create A Backup Plan In AWS Backup

How To Create A Backup Plan In AWS Backup Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. You can define a recurring backup configuration in AWS Backup using a backup plan. A backup plan contains the information like resources to be backed up, backup schedule, backup vault, backup lifecycle etc. which is used by AWS backup service to take backup automatically. In this blog post, we will discuss how to create a backup…

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How To Create A Backup Vault In AWS Backup

How To Create A Backup Vault In AWS Backup Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. Backup vault is a container to store and organize your AWS backups. AWS backup service comes with a default backup vault but you may want to create your own custom backup vault for different backup plans as per your organization RTO/RPO goals. When you create a new backup vault, you should provide KMS keys for encryption…

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How To Take A Backup In AWS Using API

How To Take A Backup In AWS Using API Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. If you are working with AWS, you might get a requirement to take a backup for your data in AWS. You can use AWS backup service to take backup of supported services using UI or API. AWS Backup service currently supports Aurora, RDS, DynamoDB, EC2, EBS, EFS, FSx and Storage gateway backup. In the last blog…

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