Tag Archives: Security

Small hack to avoid SSL validation in Spring RestTemplate

As you might notice from my previous posts I am a big fan of Spring Framework. A few weeks back, for example, I needed to set up a REST API client to be able to test some things in our … Continue reading

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Configure AWS Elastic Beanstalk application to use SSL

In this post I show you how to set up HTTPS for an application (REST API) running on AWS Elastic Beanstalk. This post is the last in a serie of three. As described in my previous two post I have … Continue reading

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Get a Certificate from AWS Certificate Manager

Recently AWS made the ‘Certificate Manager‘ service available in the Europe region. With this service you will be able to use SSL certificate (for free) with your applications hosted on AWS. The big advantage compared to the solution I described … Continue reading

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Setting up https for your REST API with Boxfuse

In my last post I showed how easy it was to get your REST API based on Spring Boot framework up and running on AWS with the help of Boxfuse. The next step is making use of SSL for the … Continue reading

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Adding a NAT to your AWS VPC

In a previous post I described how to setup a VPC with both private and public subnets with AWS. In the post I showed a basic configuration in which we saw that the instances in the private subnet didn’t have … Continue reading

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Setting up your own VPC with AWS

When you are using AWS resources like EC2 instances they will be assigned to a default VPC. However, by using AWS it is quite easy to setup your own VPC. In this post I describe how to setup a basic … Continue reading

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Getting started with AWS IAM

Recently AWS announced that using IAM Roles with their EMR service will be mandatory as of June 30 this year. In this post I will show you how to setup the IAM basics when you are starting with AWS. When … Continue reading

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Enabling WSSE Basic Authentication for a Web Service client in Mule

In a previous post I described how to enable WSSE security options in your web services proxied by Mule ESB. In this post I show you how to enable WSSE basic authentication on a ‘client’ side. I used this set … Continue reading

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Using encrypted passwords with Mule ESB

A good practice in the Mule ESB is to supply properties by using a property file. Most of the time you will end up adding passwords to the properties file. In that case you might want to encrypt the passwords … Continue reading

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Deploying the WSO2 CAR file with Maven

To deploy my WSO2 Carbon Application aRchive (CAR) file to my WSO2 ESB instance I use this Maven plugin. I couldn’t find a lot of documentation about it but I post here how I use it. I added the following … Continue reading

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