Don’t panic! False-positives from GuardDuty and Network Load Balancer (NLB)

False positives in AWS GuardDutyIf you’re keeping in touch with new services provided by AWS, you probably heard about new security monitoring tool: GuardDuty. You probably also noticed a whole new family of Elastic Load Balancers (v2), which includes Network Load Balancers (NLB). Deploying those two new services may generate some unexpected results – and here’s why.

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Need help?Thinking of moving into the Cloud or already in it, but have some questions? We are happy to help! No question is too big or too small – we can offer help extending, modifying, auditing and optimising costs of your AWS operations. Whether you have a one-off problem, or need ongoing support, get in touch and we’ll find the answer for you.

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Complete code: automated EC2 snapshots and retention management

Automated EBS snapshotsCreating snapshots from EBS drives attached to your EC2 instances is the most basic way of backing up your data. While you have to be cautious when snapshotting running EC2 instances without restart, doing it regularly is a base of many disaster recovery plans. In the latest update to aws-maintenance repo on GitHub you’ll find a complete code and CloudFormation template that will make this as painless a process as possible.

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