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Passing a secret value to AWS Lambda

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Previously, I wrote about parameterizing an AWS Lambda via an SSM Parameter Store, where we passed non-secret values to a Lambda. However, what if Lambda needs a secret, such as a database password?

Here are some considerations:

Considering the pros and cons, a good starting point seems to be:

Further reading:

Thanks to Bram for the discussion

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