AWS offers a plethora of useful tools, but as a DevOps Engineer, the Systems Manager has been a godsend. Systems Manager works by installing the SSM Agent on the instances you wish to manage. Through this agent and using a set of IAM capabilities, the agent can perform management tasks on your server inventory. I […]
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Adding Nginx HSTS Headers on AWS Load Balancer
On AWS, if you use a load balancer (ELB or ALB) you may wonder how to properly add security headers. In our situation we already redirect all HTTP requests to HTTPS. However, our security organization wanted to explicitly see HSTS headers. In this article I will explain how to do this when using AWS load […]
SSH: You Don’t Exist!
If you’ve ever been told you don’t exist by a software package, you… Might be a DevOps Engineer Might also start questioning your life decisions Over the holidays we have been in the process of adding a new git repository as an NPM package to our build step for a number of projects. This can […]
About Janna Hilferty
Janna is a DevOps Engineer and former tech writer who enjoys learning, training, and playing with puppies. In her spare time you can find her sipping a glass of Speyside Scotch, smoking a fine cigar, or painting with all the colors of the wind. Contact Me