Infrastructure & Automation

Category: How-To

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Logging Windows Amazon EC2 UserData activity in Amazon CloudWatch

Track what is happening with your Amazon EC2 instance at creation time by leveraging CloudWatch to externalize log data. Use AWS Secrets Manager for credential security with PowerShell scripts, and create a reusable AWS CloudFormation template.

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Securing your bastion hosts with Amazon EC2 Instance Connect

In this second post of a two-part series, learn how to enhance the security of your bastion hosts by using Amazon EC2 Instance Connect. With EC2 Instance Connect, you no longer have to associate a key pair to the instance, and you don’t need to permanently add user keys to authorized keys.

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