AWS GovCloud (US-West) User Guide
AWS GovCloud (US-West) User Guide

Amazon Glacier

Amazon Glacier is a storage service optimized for infrequently used data, or cold data. The service provides durable and extremely low-cost storage with security features for data archiving and backup.

For more information about Amazon Glacier, see the Amazon Glacier documentation.

ITAR Boundary

AWS GovCloud (US) has an ITAR boundary, which defines where customers are allowed to store ITAR-controlled data for this service in the AWS GovCloud (US-West) Region. To maintain ITAR compliance, you must place ITAR-controlled data on the applicable part of the ITAR boundary. If you do not have any ITAR-controlled data in the AWS GovCloud (US-West) 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
  • All data entered and stored in Amazon Glacier archives can contain ITAR-regulated data.

  • Amazon Glacier metadata is not permitted to contain ITAR-regulated data. This metadata includes all configuration data that you enter when creating and maintaining your Amazon Glacier vaults names.

  • Do not enter ITAR-regulated data in the following fields:

    • Resource tags: Key

    • Resource tags: Value

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