A couple years back I wrote a post to share how to create AWS instance profile for on-premise servers. That was to use SSM agent and Lambda function to manage the IAM credentials for the on-premise servers. Starting early this month, the AWS native solution for such use cases are available - AWS IAM Role … Continue reading AWS IAM Roles Anywhere
Here we Go - my first side project (Concierge) that is written in Go 😅 . It is a AWS CloudFormation compliance check tool which uses CloudConformity API to evaluate the CloudFormation stack compliance status. The compiled binaries can run on Windows/Linux/MacOs, so it can be easily integrated into any CICD pipeline to improve the … Continue reading Concierge – AWS CloudFormation Compliance Check Tool (using CloudConformity API)
We recently noticed an interesting error in CloudTrail across multiple accounts: "errorMessage": "User: arn:aws:sts::123456789012:assumed-role/AwsConfigServiceRole/ConfigResourceCompositionSession is not authorized to perform: iam:CreateServiceLinkedRole on resource: arn:aws:iam::123456789012:role/aws-service-role/globalaccelerator.amazonaws.com/AWSServiceRoleForGlobalAccelerator because no identity-based policy allows the iam:CreateServiceLinkedRole action" According the above message, it looks like the AWS Config service role was trying to create the service linked role for Global Accelerator. The … Continue reading AWS Config service role is not authorized to perform: iam:CreateServiceLinkedRole for Global Accelerator
Does QuickSight increase CloudTrail cost? In short, it does. But it could be either minor or major. It really depends on your use case. As mentioned in another post AWS Cost Anomaly Detection, we noticed a dramatic CloudTrail cost in one of our AWS accounts. After some diggings, it turns out it was caused by … Continue reading Why QuickSight increases CloudTrail cost so much?
Since April 25, 2002, Trusted Advisor refreshes Exposed Access Keys (check ID: 12Fnkpl8Y5) check automatically. This check can't be refreshed manually from the Trusted Advisor console or the AWS Support API (you will get the response saying the check is not refreshable). If you created your AWS account after April 25, 2022, the check results … Continue reading Updates to Exposed Access Keys check in Trusted Advisor