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Output Pagination with AWS Tools for PowerShell

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

Amongst the changes to the cmdlets in version 1.1 of the AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell are added support for both automatic and manual pagination of the output from services to the pipeline. Most of the time, you’ll probably want to use automatic paging to get all the data from a cmdlet, but on occasion […]

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Instance Status Checks with the AWS SDK for .NET

by Wade Matveyenko | on | in .NET | Permalink | Comments |  Share

A question that we have heard from our customers is, "How do we get access to the Amazon EC2 instance status checks?" If you go the AWS Management Console, you can easily see those status checks displayed. The Amazon EC2 DescribeInstanceStatus API action returns the instance status for one or more EC2 instances. This code […]

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Getting the Latest Windows AMIs

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

More and more developers are launching the AWS base Windows AMIs and configuring them during startup. You can do this either by adding a PowerShell script to the user data field or by using an AWS CloudFormation template to configure it. We are constantly updating these base AMIs to include the latest patches. The SDK […]

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Creating Access Policies in Code

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

AWS uses access policies to restrict access to resources. These policies are JSON documents that have statements, actions, resources, and conditions. You could use a JSON parser to create these documents in code, but a better way would be to use the AWS SDK for .NET Policy object found in the Amazon.Auth.AccessControlPolicy namespace. This gives […]

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Connecting to Amazon EC2 Instances from the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio

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

I think the feature I use the most in the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio is being able to quickly connect to my EC2 instances with Remote Desktop. I use the toolkit to store my private keys encrypted so when I want to remote desktop, all I have to do is confirm I want to […]

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Logging with the AWS SDK for .NET

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

As we announced previously, the AWS SDK for .NET now supports easily-configurable logging to both log4net and .NET’s built-in System.Diagnostics logging. In this post, we cover how to enable and configure this new functionality, and how you can easily collect performance metrics for the SDK. Both log4net and System.Diagnostics logging approaches have their own advantages […]

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Welcome to the AWS SDKs and Tools .NET blog

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

Welcome to the AWS SDKs and Tools .NET blog. We’re glad to see you here! This blog features information for AWS .NET developers, including: Demonstrations of new features in the AWS SDK for .NET Announcements and demonstrations of new features in the AWS Toolkit for Microsoft Visual Studio and AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell Best […]

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