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Secure a Multi-AZ RDS Instance

In this hands-on lab, you are asked to secure a Multi-AZ RDS instance. After completing this lab, students will have hands-on experience converting a single Availability Zone RDS instance to a secure Multi-AZ instance.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 1h 45m
Clock icon Apr 20, 2023

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Enable Data Encryption

    Enable data encryption on the existing instance with the following:

    • Copy an existing snapshot to an encrypted snapshot.
    • Restore the encrypted snapshot to an encrypted instance.
  2. Challenge

    Convert to Multi-AZ

    Convert the newly restored instance to a Multi-AZ instance.

  3. Challenge

    Ensure Connectivity

    Ensure connectivity to the instance by checking the security group and connecting from the EC2 node using the psql client.

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