How to enable WinRM with domain controller Group Policy for WMI monitoring

Note: These instructions are written for Windows Server 2012 R2. If you’re using an older version of Windows Server, your steps and the labels you see may vary. First, we need to create a Group...

COPY ALL FILES IN S3 BUCKET TO LOCAL WITH AWS CLI

The AWS CLI makes working with files in S3 very easy. However, the file globbing available on most Unix/Linux systems is not quite as easy to use with the AWS CLI. S3 doesn’t have folders, but it does use the...

USING UNIX WILDCARDS WITH AWS S3 (AWS CLI)

Currently AWS CLI doesn’t provide support for UNIX wildcards in a command’s “path” argument. However, it is quite easy to replicate this functionality using the --exclude and ...

AWS CloudWatch – Reporting on RAM, Disk Usage & More

Amazon Web Services reports some good metrics on the console by default, like CPU, but it’s missing some key metrics like memory usage or disk space; these are important to monitor to ensure instance uptime...

How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS provides you the ability to add a user for anyone who plans on accessing your server.  Creating a user is a basic setup but an important and critical one for your server security. In this...