AWS Storage Gateway Test

I recently wanted to take a quick look at the File Gateway. It is described as “Store files as objects in Amazon S3, with a local cache for low-latency access to your most recently used data.” I tried it on Virtualbox using the Vmware ESXi Image they offer. Steps: Download…

AWS Lambda and Python

AWS Lambda is a server less computing platform. You can execute your code without provisioning or managing servers. Tested an example of copying a text file dropped into one S3 bucket to another. 1. Create a IAM role with the CloudWatch and S3 policies. Call role lambda_s3 and add policies:…

Terraform with Azure

Azure provides a cloud shell with Terraform already installed and even an editor aware of Terraform source. I tested creating a network and VM using the cloud shell in the browser. REF: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/linux/terraform-install-configure Note: I am not showing dry run (terraform plan) but you should always be in the habit…

Test Tcp Open Port

If you don’t have telnet or nc installed and want to quickly test firewall traffic to a server and specific port you can try this. It needs a new enough bash but still pretty quick and handy. Good test port is open Port not open Good test port is open…