A quick Google search reveals that there are quite a few different approaches for automatically creating snapshots for EC2 images (such as here, here and here). All of these are rather difficult to do. Thankfully, after some more searching around I found a great way to schedule regular snapshots using AWS CloudWatch. CloudWatch supports a built-in … Continue reading Automatically Make Snapshots for EC2
Today I came across the following exception while working with the AWS SDK for Amazon Lambda: com.amazonaws.AmazonServiceException: Cross-account pass role is not allowed. (Service: AWSLambda; Status Code: 403; Error Code: AccessDeniedException; Request ID: xxx) At first I was a bit puzzled where this exception might come from; but when I found out what the problem … Continue reading AWS Lambda: Cross-account pass role is not allowed.
According to a recent article on the New Stack Blog, the Amazon Serverless Team (responsible for instance for Amazon Lambda) is about to release a new open source product called 'Floruish'. Currently, there are very few details available on this product. These are some points I could find: It will be a platform to manage … Continue reading What is Amazon Flourish (for AWS)
Using bucket policies, it is easy to set ACL settings for all new objects that are uploaded to Amazon S3. However, I wanted to remove 'public' read rights for a whole bunch of objects at the same time and such policies do not apply to objects that are already stored on S3. I found an easy … Continue reading Bulk Change ACL for Amazon S3