Managing User Identities with Long Term Credentials in AWS IAM

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This lesson explains how to manage your user identities when using the AWS Identity and Access Management Service, commonly referred to as IAM. We'll be covering users in-depth, so if you're new to IAM and are looking to secure your resources through identity-based management then this is the right lesson for you!

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the essentials of users within IAM
  • Understand how to create, manage, and configure users using security best practices

Intended Audience

  • Administrators
  • Security Engineers
  • Security Architects
  • Anyone looking to enhance their knowledge of the IAM service in preparation for an AWS Certification

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this lesson, you should already have a basic understanding of AWS IAM and what the service is used for. It would also be advantageous if you had some basic hands-on experience of AWS and some of its core services, but it is not essential.

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