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In AWS, whether you perform an action from Console, use AWS CLI, use AWS SDK, or when a AWS service does an action on your behalf, all of those API activities are logged in AWS CloudTrail. This tutorials explains the following 7 essential AWS Cloudtrail best practices with examples on how to do it from [...]

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It is easier to manager AWS S3 buckets and objects from CLI. This tutorial explains the basics of how to manage S3 buckets and its objects using aws s3 cli using the following examples: For quick reference, here are the commands. For details on how these commands work, read the rest of the tutorial. # [...]

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To use AWS CLI, you need to first make sure your AWS access key credentials are configured properly. Once you have your AWS access_key_id and secret_access_key, you can either manually add them to the credentials file, or use aws configure command to set it up on your local machine. This tutorials explains all the options [...]

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In Amazon AWS, all the activities that you perform to manipulate your EC2 instances from AWS Console web interface can also be performed from command line using aws cli utilities. The command is aws. You can use the ec2 option in the aws command to manipulate your ec2 instances. This tutorial specifically covers about UserData [...]

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How to SSH to AWS EC2 Instance from PuTTY using PEM Key Pair

In AWS, when you launch any EC2 Linux instance, you should select a key pair for that particular instance. AWS key pair will be in the standard private key format with .pem file extension But if you are using PuTTY on your Windows laptop to login to AWS instance, you have a problem. PuTTY doesn't [...]

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15 Essential Amazon AWS EC2 CLI Command Examples

The easy way to manage an Amazon AWS EC2 server is from the AWS management console GUI. But, if your environment has multiple servers, then it gets bit tedious to manage it from the AWS GUI. Also, if you are Linux sysadmin, you would prefer to manage your EC2 instances from the command line. Pretty [...]

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10 Most Popular Amazon AWS Storage and Database Services

If you are new to Amazon AWS, and looking at their offerings, it can be bit confusing, as they have lot of services. If you are just looking to launch a virtual server on the cloud, it is relatively straight forward, and you can use Amazon's EC2 service. But, when it comes to storage and database for [...]

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