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Category: Centralized operations management

Diagnose and remediate AWS Security Hub findings with AWS Systems Manager OpsCenter and Explorer

In this post, we will show you how to configure AWS Systems Manager OpsCenter to aggregate security findings from AWS Security Hub into OpsCenter as operational issues. OpsCenter helps operations engineers and IT professionals reduce issue resolution time by providing a central place to view, investigate, and resolve security issues.  AWS Systems Manager Explorer provides […]

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Using delegated admin for AWS Config operations and aggregation - AWS management and Governance blog

Using delegated admin for AWS Config operations and aggregation

You can use AWS Organizations to centrally manage and govern multiple accounts within your AWS organization. The service includes a management account, which has permissions to create accounts and manage and govern underlying infrastructure. The management account has wide permissions and access to accounts within the organization, so it should only be used for absolutely […]

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Use Jira Service Management to track and resolve operational items related to AWS resources

Customers can use the AWS Service Management Connector for Jira Service Desk to enable the OpsCenter integration feature on Jira projects. Using a scenario involving an operational item in AWS, this blog post walks you through an example of investigating and resolving an OpsCenter OpsItem from within Jira Service Management.

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Automate suspension of an AWS CodePipeline release during critical events using AWS Systems Manager Change Calendar and Amazon EventBridge

In this blog post, I show you how to set up public holidays calendars using AWS Systems Manager Change Calendar and suspend your AWS CodePipeline pipelines during the critical holidays in these calendar events. For example, let’s say an application release pipeline in your AWS account builds and deploys a new version of the application […]

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Use AWS License Manager and AWS Systems Manager to discover SQL Server BYOL instances

Use AWS License Manager and AWS Systems Manager to discover SQL Server BYOL instances

Most enterprises find it hard to maintain control of the commercial licensing of Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, and IBM products due to limited visibility. They wind up over-provisioning licenses to avoid the headache with third party license providers or under-provisioning licenses, only to be faced with steep penalties. If your enterprise uses AWS, you can address this […]

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Introducing the AWS AppConfig Python Helper Library

AWS AppConfig enables you to manage and quickly deploy application configurations without doing time-consuming code deployments. With AWS AppConfig, you can create an application configuration, validate it to make sure it is free of syntax or semantic errors, and deploy it to your targets at a controlled rate at runtime. If AWS AppConfig encounters errors […]

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Use AWS Lambda and Amazon QuickSight to Build a Dashboard for AWS Health Events in Organizational View

Centralized DevOps teams responsible for the operation of Amazon Web Services (AWS) resources across an organization want to have a consistent approach for receiving and visualizing notifications for AWS Health events. It’s challenging and time-consuming to collect this data from individual accounts through email notifications, by managing separate event data, or even by manually clicking […]

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Manage your fleet at scale using EC2 Systems Manager

This guest post was written by Michael Baker, who works as a DevOps Engineer for the Infrastructure Engineering team at Bulletproof The Bulletproof Group Limited has spent many years investing in system automation to assist with fleet management at scale. More recently, we have spent a significant amount of time working with Amazon EC2 Systems […]

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