Tag Archives: CloudFormation

AWS Auto-healing VPC NAT Instance

If the NAT instance is terminated or stopped, the status will become”Black Hole” in the route table. All instances in private subnets that associate with the route table will no longer be able to connect to the Internet until the … Continue reading

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IAM Policy for Self-managing Credentials and MFA Device

This is an IAM policy to allow users to manage their own MFA device and credentials including access keys on the AWS console.  The CloudFormation script below creates the policy and assign it to an existing group. [gist https://gist.github.com/schen1628/3837ce8c087af2584b44 /] Refer to http://docs.aws.amazon.com/IAM/latest/UserGuide/Credentials-Permissions-examples.htmlContinue reading

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Setting up EC2 Operator Instance with CloudFormation

This post is to extend my post about Auto Start and Stop Your EC2 Instance. I put together a CloudFormation template to automate the process to set up the EC2 Operator instance. You can find the CloudFormation template in my github repository. I am … Continue reading

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Setting up OpenVPN Access Server with CloudFormation

This post is to continue on the my previous post about Setting up OpenvPN Access Server in Amazon VPC. To make it easy to launch it in an existing AWS VPC. I have put together a CloudFormation template to automate … Continue reading

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