Remote access
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The Cloud IAM Remote Access allows users to start remote sessions in cloud environments in a safe and controlled way. 

Note
The Cloud IAM records all remote sessions. To view the session video recordings, go to PAM Core ➔ Access Control ➔ Remote Sessions
Note
The Cloud IAM Remote access is only available to AWS consoles. 

Cloud console

Use the Cloud console feature to start sessions remotely in AWS using a username and password.

Requirements

To use Cloud IAM Cloud console, you must meet the following requirements:

Access the AWS console

To access AWS  through the Cloud console, follow the steps:

  1. Navigate to Cloud IAM ➔ Remote access ➔ Cloud console;
  2. Select a user, and click the Start session icon in the Action column.

Just in Time (JIT) Access 

Use the JIT access to start sessions remotely in AWS using a Role for a predefined Duration.

Note
When the predefined duration of the JIT Access expires, the user is automatically disconnected.

Requirements

To use Cloud IAM JIT access, you must meet the following requirements: 

Configure JIT Access

Note

To JIT access your AWS console, you must configure the JIT Access in the Cloud IAM module.

To configure JIT Access, follow the steps:

  1. Navigate to Cloud IAM ➔ Settings➔ JIT Access;
  2. Click the Actions (⁝) icon and select New;
  3. Select an Account;
  4. Select Yes for Enabled
  5. On the Information tab, add a Description;
  6. On the AWS tab:
    1. Select Yes for JIT Enabled.
    2. Define the session Duration in seconds.
      Note
      The minimum duration of the JIT Access session is 900 seconds.
    3. Define which Roles the users of this account can assume.
  7. Click Save.

Access AWS with JIT

To JIT Access your AWS cloud console, follow the steps: 

  1. Navigate to Cloud IAM ➔ Remote access➔ JIT Access;
  2. Select a user, and in the Action column, click the Start session icon;
  3. Select the Role you want to assume.



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