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Update Image Using Packer

Background Recently I published a post to show how to remove old EC2 instances using a Lambda function. This in itself does not do much...

Lambda Function To Remove Old EC2 Instances

Background The firm where I am working right now has a strong emphasis on security for infrastructure in the public cloud. One of the security...

Setting DynamoDB TTL with Lambda Python

Background I use a lot of EC2 Spot instances and for audit/debugging purposes I like to keep track of EC2 instance state changes. I had...

AWS Launch Templates

Launch Templates is a new capability from AWS that allows one to launch servers for an Auto Scale group, Spot Fleet and the regular...

AWS Step Function to start a server and set DNS

In my previous post here I shared information on how to start an EC2 server and then set its DNS. This needed a host to...

How to start and set DNS for an EC2 server using python

In this post, I will show how to start a stopped EC2 server and set a public DNS record for it. Background: AWS has a default...