Tag: AWS

How to Create an AWS Identity and Access Management User and Role

Learn the hands-on approach to create Identity and Access Management users and roles and create permissions so they can access AWS resources.

Michael Levan Avatar Michael Levan

6 min. read

Understanding and Using AWS Profiles in Windows PowerShell

Learn how to work with AWS profiles in PowerShell and how to create and manage profiles including using the default profile.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

4 min. read

Leveraging PowerShell Automation in The Cloud

As part of this cloud transition, it's important to realize that even though you can't see a system it still needs to be managed. Let's talk about PowerShell automation.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

How to Find an AWS EC2 Instance’s Public DNS Name from within Itself

If you're ever in need of using an Amazon AWS's public DNS name from within a script running on an EC2 instance, here's a quick way to get it using PowerShell. This technique uses the Instance Metadata that every EC2 instance has available. I'm using the parameterBasicParsing here because if running this on Server Core without IE installed, it will bomb.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

< 1 min. read

How to Set Up an AWS New-EC2Instance From Scratch Using PowerShell

Learn how to creating an Amazon Web Services (AWS) instance with PowerShell and its dependencies like the new-ec2instance.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

6 min. read

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