How to use AWS IAM Authentication with MongoDB 4.4 in Atlas to Build Modern Secure Applications

Here’s a screenshot of what it looks like
Here’s a picture of a Canonical application with AWS
example of some temporary credentials retrieved from IMDSv2
an example of what the driver sends.
what a valid response looks like.

To recap,

MongoDB-AWS is a new mechanism to authenticate with Atlas clusters. You can use AWS credentials natively across all AWS services and MongoDB Atlas clusters within your application. It works across Atlas clusters, and Azure, and GCP, it is available in MongoDB Atlas June 2020, and it’s supported in all official MongoDB 4.4 drivers; C, C++, C# , Go, Java, Node.js, PHP, Python, and Ruby.



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Alfred J. Stanley

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