When deploying AWS infrastructure via Terraform, the usage of long-term IAM credentials is often the go-to method. Even though convenient, long-term credentials and secrets can pose a serious security risk to your organization if leaked. This post will show you how you can leverage AWS IAM OpenID Connect identity providers in combination with GitHub Actions and identity federation to implement a secretless Terraform deployment pipeline…using Terraform.
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GitHub does not support any ARM GitHub Actions Runner. So what now? Build it within your AWS environment! The results are pretty cool: You have full control over the Runners and have no more time constraints like long-running workflows that consume Runners usage minutes. I will guide you through the basics of creating an AWS EC2 instance and installing the minimum requirements on the OS for having a running GitHub Actions Runner.