Recipe ECS: Instance identity (Alibaba Cloud)

The instance identity describes and validates an instance. It allows to quickly locate an instance and provide authentication to perform actions like software updates, access control, … It allows for example to make sure that the instance you are using is your instance, or you can confirm the source of a server.

The instance identity consists of two items:

  • a document that describes the attributes of an instance (example: account-id, instance-id, region-id, image-id, ...),
  • an associated signature: it…

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Bruno Delb

Bruno Delb

Blockchains, DevOps, Agile Coaching, development, testing, Cloud, Management 3.0, ITIL. It defines me.