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AWS: Virtual Machines and Identity and Access Management


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number


Overview/Description
This course covers EC2 virtual machine deployment, configuration, and management. It also covers the role of identity and access management.

Target Audience
Individuals and organizations seeking to gain insight as to how Amazon Web Services can benefit them

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.5

Lesson Objectives

AWS: Virtual Machines and Identity and Access Management

  • describe how virtual machines underlie many cloud services
  • understand how Amazon Machine Images play a role in virtual machine configurations
  • connect to Windows and Linux virtual machines
  • describe how security groups are used to control network traffic to virtual machines
  • set rules within security groups to restrict traffic in to and out of virtual machines
  • use the AWS Management Console to create a Windows virtual machine
  • connect to an EC2 Windows virtual machine on-premises
  • use the AWS Management Console to create a Linux virtual machine
  • connect to an EC2 Linux virtual machine on-premises
  • describe the purpose of snapshots
  • create a virtual machine snapshot
  • describe how CloudWatch is used to monitor AWS resources
  • enable EC2 virtual machine monitoring using CloudWatch
  • describe the role of identity and access management in AWS
  • configure settings for an IAM user
  • describe how Active Directory can integrate with AWS
  • enhance security by enabling two-factor authentication
  • deploy EC2 virtual machines and configure IAM
  • Course Number:
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