Intro to Route 53 Resolver DNS Firewall

Use Route 53 Resolver DNS Firewall to help secure egress traffic... What Is Route 53 Resolver DNS Firewall? Route 53 Resolver DNS Firewall is a highly available, fully-managed service/firewall that leverages domain lists and rule groups to provide an additional layer security for outbound DNS traffic. It enables granular control over DNS querying behavior within your … Continue reading Intro to Route 53 Resolver DNS Firewall

Autogenerate Documentation with terraform-docs and GitHub Actions

Using terraform-docs to limit my exposure to Markdown while also providing updated documentation when I do code commits?!?! Screenshots to Markdown At some point pretty early in my IT career, I started taking screenshots of the work I was doing. Initially, I did this to reinforce in my own mind, the steps required to configure … Continue reading Autogenerate Documentation with terraform-docs and GitHub Actions

Customizing the Amazon WorkSpaces Client

Overview Earlier this month, AWS announced that the Amazon WorkSpaces API could now be used to modify the appearance of the WorkSpaces client to enhance the end user experience. The updated API allows you to add a logo, login message, forgot password, and support links unique to your organization. What aspects of the WorkSpaces client … Continue reading Customizing the Amazon WorkSpaces Client

Deploying Linux Desktops and Applications with Amazon AppStream 2.0

Overview I suppose its impossible to keep up with every AWS announcement, even for some of your favorite services. I can't really even remember how I came across this but on November 16, 2021, AWS announced that, "Amazon AppStream 2.0 adds support for Amazon Linux 2. With this launch, you can now stream Linux applications … Continue reading Deploying Linux Desktops and Applications with Amazon AppStream 2.0