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SFTP On Your Ubuntu EC2 Instance – Quick and Simple Setup


SFTP, which stands for Secure File Transfer Protocol, is a method of transferring files between computers. It operates over SSH (Secure Shell) and uses public-key cryptography for authentication. This means that your login credentials and file transfers are encrypted, making them much more secure than the traditional FTP (File Transfer Protocol). Why SFTP over SCP? SFTP and Secure Copy Protocol (SCP) are both network protocols that you can use for transferring files. They also both run on the same default port (22) for  SSH. However, when it comes to transferring large files securely, SFTP stands out as the better option. [...]

SFTP On Your Ubuntu EC2 Instance – Quick and Simple Setup2023-03-27T13:17:12+00:00

Service Control Policies (SCP) vs IAM Policies


Service Control Policies (SCP) IAM Policies SCPs are mainly used along with AWS Organizations organizational units (OUs). SCPs do not replace IAM Policies such that they do not provide actual permissions. To perform an action, you would still need to grant appropriate IAM Policy permissions. Even if a Principal is allowed to perform a certain action (granted through IAM Policies), an attached SCP will override that capability if it enforces a Deny on that action. SCP takes precedence over IAM Policies. SCPs can be applied to the root of an organization or to individual accounts in an OU. When you [...]

Service Control Policies (SCP) vs IAM Policies2023-02-16T06:50:59+00:00

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