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Stuart Fordham
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My original go at setting up CloudFront as a CDN did not go very well. At the end of the last post on setting up CloudFront and W3 Total Cache, it was working (via WP Rocket), but when I changed the theme, things went back to not using the CDN. In this…
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Palo Alto #ACE #exam

I thought that after having used Palo Alto’s for a few months, that I would give the Palo Alto ACE exam a go. Here is why, how and what happened. The ACE stands for Accredited Configuration Engineer, and, to quote Palo Alto: Passing the ACE exam indicates…
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#CloudFront, #IAM and #W3 Total Cache configuration.

After setting up WordPress in AWS and then switching off CloudFlare so I can use certificates from Amazon Certificate Manager, I noticed a pretty big drop in the GTMetrix score, specifically the YSlow report, and this was due to the lack of CDN (Content…
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#Wordpress in #AWS: #Certificates and #LoadBalancers

Following the initial WordPress setup, I need to give the site an SSL certificate, Google doesn’t like sites without certificates. I already have a wildcard cert from CloudFlare, however, I want to keep this as much AWS’d as I can, therefore I want to use…
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#Wordpress in #AWS

I decided that my foray into AWS needed a dedicated platform, so here it is (aws.802101.com). My original plan was to do a complete lift and shift of http://www.802101.com, but that did not turn out well, and me, being impatient, decided to start with…
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One of the aspects of studying for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect exam is the unknown cost of studying. With the Cisco exams, it’s been easy, buy the hardware and books and then study. However, despite the low cost of running EC2 instances, leaving…
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As the company I work for moves forward, we need to start looking at how to easily scale, which invariably means having a presence in one of the major cloud providers, such as Azure or AWS. We tried Azure though and while I am sure it has become far more…
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I am currently migrating from a Cisco ASA to a Palo Alto 850, and need to test as many of the rules as possible before deployment. The configuration has been configured on the PA-850 using the Palo Alto Migration tool (which I’ll be covering in a…
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Palo Alto - Basic configuration (CLI and GUI)

Previously I have looked at the standalone Palo Alto VM series firewall running in AWS, and also at the Palo Alto GlobalProtect Cloud Service. Today I am going to return to some of the more basic aspects of Palo Alto devices and do some initial…
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