I’ve been working on AWS for quite sometime and figured I might as well get certified. My goal is to get AWS CSA Professional Certification but since the Associate exam is the prerequisite, I started preparing for it first.
Happy to report, I was able to pass the the AWS CSA Associate exam last week with 90% score. While preparing for the exam I ran into couple of blog posts on how to prepare and what to expect for the exam. This is my brief take on it.
Few sample questions I grabbed from the interwebs to prepare for AWS CSA Exam. Hope it helps others in their preparation. Answers are the bottom of the post.
While preparing for the AWS CSA Associate exam, I’ve put together few draft notes to help me revise on-going bases.
- IAM is global
- root account has admin access
- by default new users have no permissions
- access key id and secret access keys are only used for api access and not for console login
- permissions are by granted by policies
- administrator access to make someone an admin
- effect: allow, deny
- Role allows resources in aws to access other resources. Ex: EC2 can access S3.
- Role types: Service Roles, Cross account access and Identity provider access