Author: Ayushi Hasija

Deep Dive: AWS AssumeRole using STS API

Introduction In this blog post we shall be discussing on AWS:AssumeRole approach for obtaining temporary security credentials using STS(Security Token Service) end to end setup.  Temporary Security Credentials (consisting of access key id, secret access key and a security token) enables you to have an access to AWS Environment for a specified duration. It solves use cases like cross account access and single sign-on to Continue Reading

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SBT Plugins Reloaded

Are you quite sure that all those bells and whistles, all those wonderful facilities of your so called powerful programming languages, belong to the solution set rather than the problem set? Edsger Dijkstra Plugins provides customization to an existing implementations of your code. Some of the main reasons to include plugins in your code include :- To support adding new features To reduce size of Continue Reading

AWS STS:AssumeRole vs Federation

Introduction AssumeRole and Federation are two widely used approaches provided by AWS to facilitate authorization of cloud resources via Identity Management System (IDMS). In this post, we will describe the Federation and AssumeRole approaches and their integration. We will also see how they are different, and finally, conclude which one serves better. FEDERATED USERS Federated Users(external identities) are users you manage outside of AWS for Continue Reading

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