Amazon Web Services

How to host a WordPress website in AWS EC2 instance – Part 1

How to host a WordPress website in AWS EC2 instance – Part 1 Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. This will be a 3-part series where in part 1 we are going to create an EC2 instance in AWS cloud to host our WordPress website, in the part 2 we will install and configure our WordPress website and in part 3 will complete the setup by enabling DNS and TSL/SSL for…

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How to add Object Storage (S3 bucket) in AWS Lightsail instance?

How to add Object Storage (S3 bucket) in AWS Lightsail instance? Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. AWS Lightsail provides object storage in the form of S3 bucket that you can attach to your Lightsail instance to store any static contents like images. S3 bucket is one of the cheapest cloud storages and can greatly reduce your storage cost. How to add Object Storage (S3 bucket) in AWS Lightsail instance? Prerequisites:…

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How to add additional disk in AWS Lightsail instance?

How to add additional disk in AWS Lightsail instance? Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. Today we are going to discuss how to add additional disk in AWS Lightsail Linux instance. If you are running out of system disk space in your Lightsail instance, you can add additional disk to your Lightsail instance. How to add additional disk in AWS Lightsail instance? Prerequisites: A Lightsail Instance Step 1: Login to AWS…

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How to backup and restore AWS Lightsail instance using snapshot?

How to backup and restore AWS Lightsail instance using snapshot? Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. A disaster can happen anytime and having a good backup is essential to recover from a disaster and your AWS Lightsail instance is no exception. In AWS Lightsail, you can take a snapshot (backup) of your Lightsail instance and use that snapshot to restore the Lightsail instance in case of a disaster. AWS Lightsail also…

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How to connect using SSH in AWS Lightsail?

How to connect using SSH in AWS Lightsail? Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. You can connect to an AWS Lightsail instance over SSH using your browser or external tools like Putty or MobaXterm or directly through command line. In order to connect to the Lightsail instance using external tool or command line, the SSH port (22) should be opened (by default its opened) and you should have the SSH keys…

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How To Check And Register A Domain Name Programmatically Using API?

How To Check And Register A Domain Name Programmatically Using API? Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. Though domain names are not an ephemeral entity and generally the domain registration is done manually using some sort of UI provided by domain registerer. But there may be a use case where you want to check domain name availability or register a new domain using API. If that is the case then you…

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How To Enable HTTPS In AWS Lightsail WordPress Instance?

How To Enable HTTPS In AWS Lightsail WordPress Instance? Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. Today we are going to discuss how to enable https communication in your WordPress website hosted with AWS Lightsail. You can use free TSL certificate providers like Lets encrypt to enable HTTPS in your WordPress website hosted in AWS Lightsail. How To Enable HTTPS In AWS Lightsail WordPress Instance? Prerequisites: A WordPress Website Hosted In AWS…

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How To Create A WordPress Website In AWS Lightsail?

How To Create A WordPress Website In AWS Lightsail? Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. There are multiple ways you can host a WordPress website in AWS, you can create an EC2 instance and then install and configure Apache, WordPress and database on the EC2 instance or use EKS service if you want to use containers. But the easiest and cheapest way is to use Lightsail service to host your WordPress…

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How To Register A New Domain Name With AWS Route53?

How To Register A New Domain Name With AWS Route53? Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. Today we are going to discuss how to register a new domain name with AWS route53 service. If you are building an internet facing web application, you need to have a domain name registered against you. There are multiple domain registrars like GoDaddy or Bluehost available in the market but if you want to register…

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How To Replicate Secrets In AWS Secret Manager

How To Replicate Secrets In AWS Secret Manager Hello Everyone Welcome to CloudAffaire and this is Debjeet. In today’s blog post, we will discuss how to replicate secrets from one region to another in AWS Secret Manager. If you are building a multi-region application and need to store your application secrets in AWS secret manager, you can use AWS Secret Manager secret replication feature to replicate the secrets from one source region to multiple…

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