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Amazon EC2 Example One

The following example demonstrates an IAM user creating an encrypted volume using the default volume key in the Amazon EC2 management console.

The following example shows a CloudTrail log entry that demonstrates the user Alice creating an encrypted volume using a default volume key in AWS EC2 Management Console. The EC2 log file record includes a volumeId field with a value of "vol-13439757". The AWS KMS record contains an encryptionContext field with a value of "aws:ebs:id": "vol-13439757". Similarly, the principalId and accountId between the two records match. The records reflect the fact that creating an encrypted volume generates a data key that is used to encrypt the volume content.

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{ "Records": [ { "eventVersion": "1.02", "userIdentity": { "type": "IAMUser", "principalId": "EX_PRINCIPAL_ID", "arn": "arn:aws:iam::123456789012:user/Alice", "accountId": "123456789012", "accessKeyId": "EXAMPLE_KEY_ID", "userName": "Alice", "sessionContext": { "attributes": { "mfaAuthenticated": "false", "creationDate": "2014-11-05T20:40:44Z" } }, "invokedBy": "signin.amazonaws.com" }, "eventTime": "2014-11-05T20:50:18Z", "eventSource": "ec2.amazonaws.com", "eventName": "CreateVolume", "awsRegion": "us-east-1", "sourceIPAddress": "72.72.72.72", "userAgent": "signin.amazonaws.com", "requestParameters": { "size": "10", "zone": "us-east-1a", "volumeType": "gp2", "encrypted": true }, "responseElements": { "volumeId": "vol-13439757", "size": "10", "zone": "us-east-1a", "status": "creating", "createTime": 1415220618876, "volumeType": "gp2", "iops": 30, "encrypted": true }, "requestID": "1565210e-73d0-4912-854c-b15ed349e526", "eventID": "a3447186-135f-4b00-8424-bc41f1a93b4f", "eventType": "AwsApiCall", "recipientAccountId": "123456789012" }, { "eventVersion": "1.02", "userIdentity": { "type": "IAMUser", "principalId": "EX_PRINCIPAL_ID", "arn": "arn:aws:iam::123456789012:user/Alice", "accountId": "123456789012", "accessKeyId": "EXAMPLE_KEY_ID", "userName": "Alice", "sessionContext": { "attributes": { "mfaAuthenticated": "false", "creationDate": "2014-11-05T20:40:44Z" } }, "invokedBy": "AWS Internal" }, "eventTime": "2014-11-05T20:50:19Z", "eventSource": "kms.amazonaws.com", "eventName": "GenerateDataKeyWithoutPlaintext", "awsRegion": "us-east-1", "sourceIPAddress": "AWS Internal", "userAgent": "AWS Internal", "requestParameters": { "encryptionContext": { "aws:ebs:id": "vol-13439757" }, "numberOfBytes": 64, "keyId": "alias/aws/ebs" }, "responseElements": null, "requestID": "create-123456789012-758241111-1415220618", "eventID": "4bd2a696-d833-48cc-b72c-05e61b608399", "readOnly": true, "resources": [ { "ARN": "arn:aws:kms:us-east-1:123456789012:key/e29ddfd4-1bf6-4e1b-8ecb-08216bd70d07", "accountId": "123456789012" } ], "eventType": "AwsApiCall", "recipientAccountId": "123456789012" } ] }