Tag Archives: AWS

cfn-lint useful tool for the CloudFormation.

Recently had the chance to learn about the CFN-LINT tool which is a very useful tool to validate the CloudFormation template directly using the editor and it makes us create the CF without any error and secured. https://github.com/aws-cloudformation/cfn-python-lint

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Steps to be taken while migrating the EC2 to different type.

We have migrated one of our EC2 instance from T2 to T3 and found there is a lack of performance on the server and when we had a call with AWS support they shared that the T3 type is based … Continue reading

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Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

  Amazon FSx for Windows File Server provides a fully managed native Microsoft Windows file system. Amazon FSx provides NTFS file systems that can be accessed from up to thousands of compute instances using the SMB protocol (SMB 2.0 to 3.1.1).  … Continue reading

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Useful links on EC2\FSX with new features

https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/11/amazon-fsx-for-windows-file-server-adds-support-for-high-availability-microsoft-sql-server-deployments/ https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/11/amazon-ec2-auto-scaling-supports-max-instance-lifetime/ https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/11/amazon-ec2-auto-scaling-supports-instance-weighting/ https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/11/amazon-fsx-windows-file-server-supports-managing-file-shares-via-powershell/ https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/12/amazon-ec2-spot-now-provides-instance-launch-notifications-via-amazon-cloudwatch-events/

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Error while migrating vSphere VMs to Amazon with AWS Server Migration Service

By the help of the link , configured the AWS Server Migration Service and at final stage of the sync it got failed with the error ” Instance failed to boot and establish network connectivity” So we stopped all the … Continue reading

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Useful links to refer the CloudFormation functions.

AWS CloudFormation Templates – Sample CloudFormation templates, solutions, and snippets CloudFormation::Init Documentation Using AWS CloudFormer – Introduction and walkthrough for AWS CloudFormer List of Services Supported in CloudFormation JSON Formatter and Validator – Free tool for validating JSON templates How to Use Nested … Continue reading

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Useful links on various AWS topics

Centralized Logging – AWS Answers | https://aws.amazon.com/answers/logging/centralized-logging/ AWS Developer Forums: Discussion Forums | https://forums.aws.amazon.com/index.jspa Amazon Web Services – Labs · GitHub | https://github.com/awslabs GitHub – awslabs/aws-shell: An integrated shell for working with the AWS CLI. | https://github.com/awslabs/aws-shell Region Table | https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/global-infrastructure/regional-product-services/ AWS Regions and Endpoints … Continue reading

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Steps to identify the EC2 instance AWS account information

We have lot of accounts for each application in AWS  and few we will have rights and others restricted . Few cases like we have access to the SSH of the EC2 instance but not aware of  which AWS account … Continue reading

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Trend Deep security Protection on AWS – Part 1

Enable agility with security built for Amazon EC2. Trend Micro’s instance-based  protection, deep API integration and AWS CloudFormation templates help you automate security and accelerate compliance. Together Trend Micro and AWS deliver proactive cloud security that Security trusts and DevOps likes. With AWS … Continue reading

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