Notes and anecdotes

Techstuff rambling

Elastic Beanstalk – In a VPC

“The EC2 instances failed to communicate with AWS Elastic Beanstalk”. FUDGE! Notes on how to successfully launch a Beanstalk instance in a VPC.

Send AWS EC2 logs to Slack

I have a Java app that runs on an regular Linux (EC2) instance, and logs to some folder on that machine. What I want is for Slack to be notified if any error occurs in the logs. This is possible through CloudWatch in almost all regions. Let me show you how!