Create parameter

On the AWS Console page, search for Systems Manager.

Create parameter

On the Systems Manager page, click on the Parameter Store menu item in the left.

On the parameter store page, click on the Create parameter button.

Create parameter

On the parameter details page, enter parameter name as /SampleApp/ConnectionStrings/MyConnection, select type as SecureString, select KMS key source as My current account and KMS Key id as alias/aws/ssm (default). Finally enter a value for your parameter and then click on the Create parameter button.

Create parameter

The parameter is created and it has stored the parameter value in the encrypted format using the AWS KMS key.

Create parameter