A Detailed Look at AWS Cognito

Access control is often a significant challenge in every application. We use access control to identify who the user is, grant access to the information they are allowed to see and prevent access to everything else.

Application developers have better things to do than figure out how to implement access control, which is why there are frameworks and services to perform this task. In this article, I am going to explore configuring user pools in AWS Cognito, and administrator management of the user accounts in the user pool.