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Luc van Donkersgoed

Luc van Donkersgoed

Introducing FTP and FTPS support for AWS Transfer
Luc van Donkersgoed - 24/04/2020

Introducing FTP and FTPS support for AWS Transfer

Amazon has extended the feature set of AWS Transfer for SFTP to also support FTP and FTPS. In this post we will explore why this is important, how to use it, but also some of the complexities

Amazon VPC: the Picasso of Software Defined Networking
Luc van Donkersgoed - 06/04/2020

Amazon VPC: the Picasso of Software Defined Networking

In this deep dive we will explore the complex mechanisms that make Amazon VPC work. We will look at what is needed to securely run millions of networks without ever running out of IP space. The post

AWS Global Accelerator: Terrible Name, Awesome Service
Luc van Donkersgoed - 30/03/2020

AWS Global Accelerator: Terrible Name, Awesome Service

I recently had my first encounter with Global Accelerator. Before that I thought it was irrelevant for me; I don't deploy many global applications, and networking in AWS is generally plenty fast. I

ANS Exercise 2.2: Tcpdump, Wireshark and Encapsulation
Luc van Donkersgoed - 27/03/2020

ANS Exercise 2.2: Tcpdump, Wireshark and Encapsulation

In this exercise we will capture network traffic with Tcpdump, analyze it with Wireshark and discuss encapsulation in network protocols. This is exercise 2.2 for the AWS Advanced Networking

ANS Exercise 2.1: Cisco CSR1000v NAT Instance
Luc van Donkersgoed - 24/03/2020

ANS Exercise 2.1: Cisco CSR1000v NAT Instance

In this exercise we will build a NAT instance using the Cisco CSR1000v AMI. This is exercise 2.1 for the AWS Advanced Networking Specialty training. For an explanation and overview of all exercises,

ANS Exercise 3.1: VPN with a Windows 2012 R2 Customer Gateway and Static Routing
Luc van Donkersgoed - 16/03/2020

ANS Exercise 3.1: VPN with a Windows 2012 R2 Customer Gateway and Static Routing

In this exercise we will build a single VPN connection between a VPC and a 'datacenter', which we will also host in AWS. This is exercise 3.1 for the AWS Advanced Networking Specialty training. For