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Using AWS Secrets Manager for Storing and Rotating Database Credentials
This hands-on lab walks you through how to create a secret in Secrets Manager and how to reference that secret in a CloudFormation template. Additionally, you will configure a 30-day rotation of that secret.
Table of Contents
Create a New Secret in Secrets Manager (with Secret Rotation)
- Create a secret for an RDS DB.
- Store the secrets (i.e.,
- Set up secret rotation.
Create a Reference to the Secret in the CloudFormation Template
- Select the lab-provided stack.
- Modify the template to reference the secret in Secrets Manager.
Update CloudFormation Stack
Update the CloudFormation stack and verify the successful completion of the stack update.
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