Tag: Cloudformation

How to Secure your Instance Metadata Service on AWS

How to Secure your Instance Metadata Service on AWS

In this blog post, I will be highlighting a browser extension that I have found to be extremely beneficial in managing access to multiple AWS Cloud Accounts. Introducing AWS Extend Switch Roles, a browser extension that allows users to switch between roles and customize its appearance all through the tool’s configuration window.

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Integrating CFN-LINT with BuildKite

In this post we explore how to integrate cfn-lint with Buildkite for testing CloudFormation templates, ensuring that the CloudFormation stack will only be deployed if it’s correct.

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Reducing ALB Costs Using Host-Based Rules

In this article, we show an opportunity to reduce costs when multiple Application Load Balancers (ALB) are in use. By using one of the ALB’s features and minor changes to the environment, it’s possible to save some money on your AWS bill.

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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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