Secure an RDS Instance

1.75 hours
  • 3 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

In this hands-on lab, you are asked to secure an RDS instance. After completing this lab, students will have hands-on experience enabling data encryption and creating user accounts on a PostgreSQL RDS instance.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Enable Data Encryption

Enable data encryption on the RDS instance by copying an existing snapshot to an encrypted snapshot. The encrypted snapshot can then be used to crearte a new encrypted RDS instance.

Ensure Connectivity

Ensure the new encrypted instance is added only to the DatabaseDSecurityGroup security group.

Create User

Create a user named remote using the psql command.

Additional Resources

You are working as a database administrator and are tasked with securing an existing RDS instance. To accomplish this task, you will need to complete the following:

  • Enable data encryption
  • Ensure connectivity
  • Create user

What are Hands-on Labs

Hands-on Labs are real environments created by industry experts to help you learn. These environments help you gain knowledge and experience, practice without compromising your system, test without risk, destroy without fear, and let you learn from your mistakes. Hands-on Labs: practice your skills before delivering in the real world.

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