AWS Developer Blog

Category: .NET

Configuring Advanced Logging on AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Sometimes developers want more flexibility in logging for their IIS environments. For example, in the IIS log files on instances in a load-balanced AWS Elastic Beanstalk environment, the client IP for requests always appears to be the load balancer. Elastic Load Balancing adds an X-Forwarded-For header to each request that contains the actual client IP […]

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Working with Amazon S3 Object Versions and the AWS SDK for .NET

Amazon S3 allows you to enable versioning for a bucket. You can enable or disable versioning with the SDK by calling the PutBucketVersioning method. Note, all code samples were written for our new version 2 of the SDK. Users of version 1 of the SDK will notice some slight name changes. s3Client.PutBucketVersioning(new PutBucketVersioningRequest { BucketName […]

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Access Key Management for .NET Applications – Part 1

In this post, we talk about the three methods for providing AWS access keys to your .NET applications and look at a few best practices. We look at the following questions while discussing the different options for managing access keys. Security: How do you securely store credentials and supply them to your application? Ease of […]

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Archiving and Backing-up Data with the AWS SDK for .NET

Jason Fulghum recently posted a blog entry about using Glacier with the AWS SDK for Java that I thought would be interesting for .NET developers. Here is Jason’s post with the code replaced with the C# equivalent. Do you or your company have important data that you need to archive? Have you explored Amazon Glacier […]

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DynamoDB APIs

Amazon DynamoDB is a fast NoSQL database service offered by AWS. DynamoDB can be invoked from .NET applications by using the AWS SDK for .NET. The SDK provides three different models for communicating with DynamoDB. This blog post is the first of a series that describes the various APIs, their respective tradeoffs, best practices, and […]

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Release 2.0.0.6 of the AWS SDK V2.0 for .NET

Today, we updated our version 2 preview of the AWS SDK for .NET. You can download version 2.0.0.6 of the SDK here. This preview contains the following updates. The SDK now requires the region to be explicitly specified through the client constructor or by using the AWSRegion setting in the application’s app or web config […]

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Using Elastic IP Addresses

Elastic IP addresses are great for keeping a consistent public IP address. They can also be transferred to other EC2 instances, which is useful if you need to replace an instance but don’t want your public IP address to change. The Amazon EC2 User Guide has information on IP addresses for EC2 instances that can […]

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Drag and Drop in the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio

Using drag and drop can be a great time saver when using your favorite tool, but it is not always obvious what drag and drop features are available. The AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio has many drag and drop features that you might not have discovered yet. AWS Explorer to the Code Window When dragging […]

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Getting Ready for AWS re:Invent 2013

AWS re:Invent is coming up again this November 12-15 in Las Vegas. Last year, Steve Roberts and I had a great time meeting with developers and discussing how they use AWS. We also gave a talk about deploying your apps from Visual Studio. To watch the screencast, see Deploying to the AWS Cloud with Visual […]

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