Gurus, You might be knowing that the new EC IMDSv2 with loads of new features what is the best approach to protect the EC2 meta data? lets take 2 steps
1. Disable the Metadata service
2. Use host firewall like iptables to restrict access
Now, my question is what if i disable meta data service and what will be effect? is this service is required for up keeping of EC2 throughout?