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Category: .NET*

Clock-skew correction

by Pavel Safronov | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Clock skew is the difference in time between two computers. In the context of this blog post, it’s the difference between the time on a computer running your .NET application (client) and Amazon’s (server). If the client time is different from server time by more than about 15 minutes, the requests your application makes will […]

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Using NuGet and Chocolatey package managers in AWS CloudFormation and AWS Elastic Beanstalk

by Jim Flanagan | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

In this guest post by AWS Solutions Architect Lee Atkinson, we are going to describe how you can take advantage of the NuGet and Chocolatey package managers inside your CloudFormation templates and Elastic Beanstalk applications. AWS CloudFormation and AWS Elastic Beanstalk support the Microsoft Windows Installer for installing .msi files onto Microsoft Windows instances managed […]

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Mapping Cmdlets to AWS Service APIs

by Steve Roberts | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

The consistency of the standardized verb and naming scheme used by Windows PowerShell makes learning the basics of the shell relatively easy, but translating knowledge of an existing API to the standard names can be difficult at first. Starting with version 2.3.19, AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell contains a new cmdlet to help with discovery: […]

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Automatic Pagination of Responses in the AWS SDK for .NET (Preview)

by Jim Flanagan | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

As part of our recent preview release of Resource APIs for .NET we have exposed one of the underlying features in the low-level .NET SDK as well. Many of the AWS APIs that return collections of items have a pagination interface. Rather than return all results at once, the service returns a certain number of […]

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Upcoming Modularization of the AWS SDK for .NET

by Norm Johanson | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Today, I would like to announce our plans to modularize the AWS SDK for .NET into individual assemblies and NuGet packages. This work will take us a few months to complete, but we recognize this will be a pretty big change to how developers see the SDK and want to give as much of a […]

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Updated Amazon Cognito Credentials Provider

by Pavel Safronov | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Amazon Cognito allows you to get temporary AWS credentials, so that you don’t have to distribute your own credentials with your application. Last year we added a Cognito credentials provider to the AWS SDK for .NET to simplify this process. With the latest update to Cognito, we are now making it even easier to use […]

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Cross-Account IAM Roles in Windows PowerShell

by Brian Beach | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

As a company’s adoption of Amazon Web Services (AWS) grows, most customers adopt a multi-account strategy. Some customers choose to create an account for each application, while others create an account for each business unit or environment (development, testing, production). Whatever the strategy, there is often a use case that requires access to multiple accounts […]

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Alternative Formatting for Metrics Data in .NET SDK Logs

by Jim Flanagan | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

The AWS SDK for .NET has had response logging and performance metrics logging since before version 2.0. We introduced SDK logging and metrics output in an earlier post. You might want to skim that as a refresher. The metrics data is included in the logs in a human-readable format, but SDK users who aggregate, analyze, […]

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Support for Amazon SNS in the Preview Release of AWS Resource APIs for .NET

by Milind Gokarn | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

The latest addition to the AWS Resource APIs for .NET is Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS). Amazon SNS is a web service that enables applications, end-users, and devices to instantly send and receive notifications. In this post, we’ll see how we can use the resource APIs to work with SNS and to publish messages. Topics […]

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Querying the Public IP Address Ranges for AWS

by Steve Roberts | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

A post on the AWS Official Blog last November noted that the authoritative public IP address ranges used by AWS could now be obtained from a JSON-format file. The same information can now be accessed easily from AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell with a new cmdlet, Get-AWSPublicIpAddressRange, without the need to parse JSON. This cmdlet […]

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