AWS ElastiCache also adds an additional layer of security with the Redis authentication command, which asks users to enter a password before they are granted permission to execute Redis commands on a password-protected Redis server.
When we use Redis authentication, there are the following few constraints for the authentication token while using ElastiCache:
- Passwords must have at least 16 and a maximum of 128 characters
- Characters such as @, ", and / cannot be used in passwords
- Authentication can only be enabled when you are creating clusters with the in-transit encryption option enabled
- The password defined during cluster creation cannot be changed
To make the policy harder or more complex, there ...