Ditch your SSH keys and enable #aws SSM!
Photo by marcos mayer on UnsplashIf you manage AWS for an organization, big or small, chances are you have several Secure Shell (SSH) keys laying around you hardly use, OR WORSE, you don’t recall the account the key was made for. SSH key management is a rabbit hole in itself and most people understand the #security concerns that arise with improper SSH key hygiene. Luckily for us, there is a way to bid farewell to the the cumbersome practice of using SSH to remote into an EC2 instance. Allow me to introduce you the AWS service, Systems Manager (SSM).I will teach you the following in this guide:Identify SSM Remote Session Manager requirements-including for an enterpriseEnable Remote Session Manager for all EC2 instancesEnable Remote Session Manager loggingLock down Remote Session Manager (...)