Category: CloudFormation

Route 53 Resolvers

To minimal fanfare, AWS released Route 53 inbound/outbound resolvers at re:Invent 2018. That’s unfortunate because if you’re one of the [all of us] running a hybrid infrastructure or using centralized authentication of some kind (e.g., ActiveDirectory, FreeIPA) in the cloud, this is a game changer. In the past when you had complex DNS requirements, the

Setting Password Policies via CloudFormation

One of the first things you set up in any new account is an IAM password policy. ¬†Ideally, you’d like to create as much as possible in your AWS account with CloudFormation templates. Particularly when you’d like to use multiple accounts for security or billing purposes, having to go through a bunch of manual steps