Failed to complete #create action: [You are not authorized to perform this operation

When launching an instance in AWS with Chef Test Kitchen you get the error message >>>>>> Failed to complete #create action: [You are not authorized to perform this operation. Encoded authorization failure message:… Make sure the image does not require the acceptance of the license before you first use it. This applies to Ubuntu, CentOS

RuntimeError: Volume vol-… attached at xvdf but does not conform to this resource’s specifications

When the Chef aws cookbook’s ebs_volume.rb resource tries to bring a volume online, partition, and format it we get the error message: RuntimeError: Volume vol-… attached at xvdf but does not conform to this resource’s specificationsC:/chef/cache/cookbooks/aws/resources/ebs_volume.rb:46:in `block in class_from_file’ Make sure the “size” attribute value in the aws_ebs_volume resource call matches the actual size of […]

Blue-green deployment in AWS ECS Fargate with CodeDeploy

We will use CodeDeploy to automate the application deployment in our AWS ECS Fargate cluster. Create an AIM role for CodeDeploy to assume the ECS service role In the AWS console navigate IAM and click the Roles link Click the Create role button Click the CodeDeploy link Select CodeDeploy ECS Keep the default setting Enter […]

Host the server container in an AWS ECS Fargate cluster

We have already created a Docker image for the server using Nginx. We will create an AWS ECS Fargate cluster in AWS and host the container there. Create an ECR repository for the image Select the Elastic Container Registry Create a new repository Enter a name, enable Tag immutability and Scan on push Select the repository you just […]

Deploy a new version of a task in an ECS Fargate cluster

To deploy the new version of a Docker container image and launch new tasks with the new version Build and push the new Docker image Build the new Docker container image Push the new image to ECR (Elastic Container Registry) Create a new revision of the ECS Task Definition Open the ECS section of the […]

Error: Failed to instantiate provider “aws” to obtain schema: Incompatible API version with plugin. Plugin version: 4, Client versions: [5]

When a provider has been updated outside of Terraform, (for example in Terraformer) Terraform can get out of sync with that provider version. terraform init works, but terraform plan throws the error message: Error: Failed to instantiate provider “aws” to obtain schema: Incompatible API version with plugin. Plugin version: 4, Client versions: [5] To update […]

Error: Error creating LB Listener: ValidationError: ‘arn:aws:elasticloadbalancing:….b’ must be in ARN format

We create a new AWS Application Load Balancer and get this error message when the second listener is created Error: Error creating LB Listener: ValidationError: ‘arn:aws:elasticloadbalancing:….’ must be in ARN format make sure the region and AWS profile are correctly set for the new listener config.

You must specify a region. You can also configure your region by running “aws configure”.

When we execute an AWS CLI command, we need to supply the AWS Region. If it is not specified, we get the error message: You must specify a region. You can also configure your region by running “aws configure”. We can add the region with the –region command line argument, or store it in the […]