Automatically mounting an EBS volume using Ansible

When creating new EC2 instances that require persistent EBS volumes there's a number of steps that have to be carried out before the disk can be used. This post shows how to automate them. Definitions of the tasks presented below are also in https://github.com/pshemk/ec2-base. Please note…

Enabling IPv6 in AWS using CloudFormation

This post shows how to set up various VPC-related resources using CloudFormation to enable IPv6 for them. Components Diagram below shows all the components described in this post. VPCIPv6 requires one additional resource - AWS::EC2::VPCCidrBlock to request an /56 block of addresses from AWS. rVPC: Type: "AWS::EC2:…