Maximum GP2 Storage Limit 20TB per region

Be warned, you may run into a storage limit when attempting to provision an EBS volume. The limits are set on a combination of volume type and region. If you hit the limit, you'll just have to contact AWS support to have them increase your limit. When in doubt, check the EBS limits. At the … Continue reading Maximum GP2 Storage Limit 20TB per region

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OpsWorks + Windows: Alternate user identity execute support

A common scenario when configuring an environment is that certain elements of the scripts may need to be executed using a specific user’s credentials. If you’ve looked at the documentation for the various means of execution within Chef you might have noticed the “user”, “domain” and “password” parameters. The “powershell_script” action is particularly useful when … Continue reading OpsWorks + Windows: Alternate user identity execute support