Category: How To

Creating Password-Protected Static Websites in S3

Using CloudFront and Lambda@Edge to allow password-protection of static website content hosted in S3
Hosting static websites in S3 is a well-understood domain; but what happens when you want to password-protect it? It’s a static website – there’s no webserver, so you can’t do password-based access control. Or can you? Read on to learn how.

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Cloudformation Deep Dive

There are a few key criteria I look for in CloudFormation – If I’m in a multi-account strategy then I must be able to deploy the CloudFormation in all accounts and/or regions. Additionally I must be able to stand up multiple copies of the same stack in the same VPC and account and/or regions.

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Using the New Resource Tagging API in Anger

Our team wanted to validate the Application Load Balancers (ALBs) in our environment after a deployment – the problem was they were lost amongst all the other ones in there. They were tagged, but we couldn’t work out how to find them – until we saw the Resource Tagging API.

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