Been on the fence about enabling Echo Speaks on my ST setup. I do use Alexa with Virtual Switches and even have an R1 which I can use natively.
The only thing is; I’m a reluctant in using Echo Speaks as the Heroku site proxies the connection to Amazon. During this setup Heroku website actually gains access to our Amazon’s credentials. That’s a security concern.
I’m sure Anthony will be able to answer your question.
BTW, I enabled two factor Auth on my Amazon account just to prevent compromise on this kind of thing. Prevents bad actors from transporting my creds off of my heroku instance if they can even get them which I’m pretty sure heroku only has a login token. But better security is not a bad thing.
Hey guys I did not mean to offend any one here. I know all you guys intentions are good. I’m not concerned with the coding or the service created by @tonesto7.
My concern was more of a possibility for the hosting services (Heroku) being able to capture the credentials. Nonetheless with @nathancu recommendation of using two-factor that actually put me a little at ease and willing to go all in with Echo Speaks!
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