Yearly Archives: 2016

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Re-using EC2 Key Pair in multiple regions

One of the parameters required for launching an EC2 instance is a Key Pair which is effectively an SSH Key used for interactive logging into the default user account - on Amazon Linux it's the ec-user account - or for decrypting the Windows Administrator's password. It is easy to create a new Key Pair / [...]

By |July 4th, 2016|Best Practice|1 Comment

Using LastPass with AWS Console

As an Amazon Web Services professional working on projects for multiple customers I need an easy way to login to their many AWS accounts through the web console. Since I use LastPass for storing my website passwords it's only logical to use it for AWS logins as well. The problem is that there are 3 [...]

By |January 17th, 2016|Best Practice|2 Comments