AWS GovCloud (US)
User Guide

AWS IoT Core

The following list details the differences for using this service in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region compared to other AWS regions:

  • Use of Amazon Cognito Identities to grant permissions to users of your AWS IoT applications, via your own identity provider or other popular identity providers, is not supported.

  • The AWS IoT Core endpoint does not yet support FIPS 140-2.

For more information about AWS IoT Core, see the AWS IoT Core documentation.

ITAR Boundary

The ITAR boundary defines where customers are allowed to store ITAR-regulated data for this service in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. You must comply with the boundaries in order to maintain ITAR compliance. If you do not have any ITAR-regulated data in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region, this section does not apply to you. The following information identifies the ITAR boundary for this service:

ITAR-Regulated Data Permitted ITAR-Regulated Data Not Permitted
  • Message payloads

  • Device shadows (both keys and values)

  • Thing registry data (except thing names, thing types, and thing group names)

  • Message topics and topic filters

  • Thing names

  • Thing types

  • Thing group names

  • Rule definitions (including SQL statements and actions)

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