Creating KMS keys

In this section, we will present the steps for creating KMS keys:

  1. From the IAM dashboard navigation pane, click on Encryption Keys and then on the Get Started Now button to create a new master encryption key:
  1. Select US West (Oregon) from the Region drop-down list:
  1. In this step, we create an alias:
    • Alias (required): The alias is a display name that is used to easily identify the key. The alias must be between 1 and 32 characters long. An alias must not begin with aws as those are reserved by Amazon Web Services to represent ...

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