Category Archives: AWS Certified Solutions Architect

Getting AWS IAM info via AWS CLI and Linux

Hi friends, I wrote a script that is useful for getting AWS IAM info: [ account number, users, list of groups to which each user belongs and any policies attached directly to the user ] in one place.  The script … Continue reading

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PaloAlto VM Firewalls with AWS ELB/ALB

Hey friends – wanted to continue sharing my knowledge as I uncover how to use Palo Alto FW inside AWS. Here is some information about this Cloud Formation Template by Palo Alto. Basically, the link above leads to a collection … Continue reading

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AWS CLI Cheet Sheet

S3 # list all S3 buckets aws s3 ls #Delete an S3 bucket and all its contents aws s3 rb s3://bucket-name –force # Recursively copy a directory and its subfolders from your PC to Amazon S3 aws s3 cp MyFolder … Continue reading

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Passed AWS SysOps Associate Exam!

Hi! I passed the AWS SysOps Associate exam, so I wanted to spend a few minutes and give my thoughts on it. I can’t give any data on actual questions, because that breaks the AWS NDA, but I do have … Continue reading

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Amazon AWS Certified Solutions Architect SWF / SQS Study Sheet

Simple WorkFlow Service – SWF Web service to coordinate  work across distributed application components [ Human tasks outside of process can be included as well ]  – Tasks represent invocations of logical steps in Applications. SWF Task is assigned once, … Continue reading

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AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate ELB & AutoScaling Study Sheet

AWS Elastic Load Balancer is the “card dealer” that evenly distributes “cards” [traffic ] across “card players” [ EC2 instances ] . Works across EC2 instances in multiple Availability Zones supports http, https, TCP and SSL traffic / listeners uses … Continue reading

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AWS Certified Architect Associate VPC Study Sheet

AWS VPC As a Network Engineer; it fascinates me what Amazon has done to virtualize the Network in its Virtual Private Cloud.   Here go the notes! AWS VPC is a logically isolated section of the AWS Cloud, a virtual … Continue reading

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