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Using Elastic IP Addresses

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

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

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

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

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

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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AWS Regions and Windows PowerShell

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

The majority of the cmdlets in the AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell require that you specify an AWS region. Specifying a region defines the service endpoint that is used for the request, in addition to scoping the resources you want to operate on. There are, however, a couple of exceptions to this rule: Some services […]

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Handling Credentials with AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell

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

The cmdlets provided in the AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell provide three ways to express credential information. Some approaches are more secure than others. Let’s take a look. Using Credential Parameters All cmdlets in the toolset accept -AccessKey, -SecretKey and -SessionToken parameters (-SessionToken is used when the access key and security key are part of […]

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Using Non-.NET Languages for Windows Store Apps

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

In Version 2 of our AWS SDK for .NET, we added support for Windows Store apps by creating a .NET Windows Store app class library. This approach works great if you are writing your Windows Store app in a .NET language like C# or VB. It means most code written for the AWS SDK for […]

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.NET Application Deployment Roundup

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

.NET Application Deployment Roundup In this post, we talk about several customer questions that have come up in the AWS Forums. Deploying MVC4 applications on AWS Elastic Beanstalk Deploying MVC4 applications to an AWS Elastic Beanstalk environment is just as easy as deploying other types of .NET web applications, and does not require pre-installing any […]

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VPC and AWS Elastic Beanstalk

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

We recently released a new version of our AWS Elastic Beanstalk .NET container which, like the other Beanstalk containers, is based on AWS CloudFormation and lets you take advantage of all the latest features that have been added to Beanstalk. One of the exciting new features is the ability to deploy into Amazon VPC. The […]

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Working with Regions in the AWS SDK for .NET

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

In earlier versions of the AWS SDK for .NET, using services in regions other than us-east-1 required you to create a config object for the client set the ServiceURL property on the config construct a client using the config object Here’s an example of what that looks like for Amazon DynamoDB: var config = new AmazonDynamoDBConfig { […]

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EC2Metadata

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

A few months ago we added a helper utility to the SDK called EC2Metadata. This is a class that provides convenient access to EC2 Instance Metada. The utility surfaces most instance data as static strings and some complex data as .NET structures. For instance, the following code sample illustrates how you can retrieve the current […]

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