Infrastructure & Automation

Category: How-To

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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two region diagram with lambda zip files bucket in region 1

Deploying AWS Lambda functions using AWS CloudFormation (the portable way)

AWS Lambda requires its source code to be hosted in an Amazon S3 bucket in the same AWS Region as the Lambda function, which poses challenges when writing AWS CloudFormation templates that are portable across different regions. This post discusses three patterns to address that at stack.

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