Tag: Windows Container

Domainless Windows Authentication for Amazon EKS Windows pods

Introduction .NET Developers commonly design Windows-based applications with Active Directory (AD) integration running on domain-joined servers to facilitate authentication and authorization between services and users. Since containers cannot be domain-joined, running these applications in a Windows-based containers required configuring group Managed Service Accounts (gMSA), domain-joined Kubernetes Windows nodes, webhooks and cluster roles to enable Windows […]

Windows Authentication on Amazon EKS Windows pods

Per Microsoft documentation: Windows-based networks commonly use Active Directory (AD) to facilitate authentication and authorization between users, computers, and other network resources. Enterprise application developers often design their apps to be AD-integrated and run on domain-joined servers to take advantage of Integrated Windows Authentication, which makes it easy for users and other services to automatically […]

Centralized logging for Windows containers on Amazon ECS using Fluent Bit

Centralized logging for Windows containers on Amazon ECS using Fluent Bit

Introduction Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the support for Fluent Bit container images for Windows operating system. This support eliminates the need for Windows customers to implement any custom logging solutions in their application code or manage custom agents on their Windows instances to scrape the logs. For more details about the supported Windows […]

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Introducing Amazon ECS Exec to access your Windows containers on Amazon EC2 and AWS Fargate

Today, we are launching the Amazon ECS Exec functionality for Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) customers running Windows containers on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), AWS Fargate or Amazon ECS Anywhere. This feature enables you to run commands in or get a shell to a container. In this blog post, we will walk […]

Running Windows workloads on a private EKS cluster

Legacy applications in the automotive industry tend to run on Windows. Customers want to scale these workloads on Kubernetes alongside their Linux workloads. The automotive industry has a particularly high standard on security, and an Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) cluster with private endpoint is applicable to run their workloads. This blog post shows […]

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Running Windows Containers with Amazon ECS on AWS Fargate

At AWS, customers are running their most mission-critical workloads on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) with Windows as their compute layer. Still, the undifferentiated heavy lifting of managing the underlying host OS, patching, scaling, and hardening when running Windows containers are time-consuming tasks. Therefore, customers can choose to use the optimized AMIs, which are preconfigured […]