21 Mar '23
Secretless Terraform Deployment: Use GitHub Actions and AWS OpenID Connect identity providers to build a secretless IaC deployment pipeline
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.