New EFS access control is available now


I have been using EFS for a while to store my shared application data. Generally speaking it is good in terms of scalability and performance. My concern is mostly around the security, as it only uses security group to control the access. It is a risk if it is used in a multi-tenants environments, as … Continue reading New EFS access control is available now

How Confluence Data Center Manage the Index File?


When building Confluence Data Center on AWS, I was wondering how Confluence Data Centre manages the index file. As we run Confluence cluster in auto-scaling group, the Confluence nodes come and go (not that frequent though, as Confluence is not good at dynamic scaling. It is more schedule based scaling). The newly launched instance gets … Continue reading How Confluence Data Center Manage the Index File?

Customised Quick Start of Confluence Data Center on AWS


Based on the Atlassian quick start of Confluence Data Center on AWS, I have made my own version of it. Here are a few customisations that I have introduced. Customisation One: Remove public subnets. To meet the security compliances, we can not use public subnets. All ingress/ egress traffics should go through central managed reverse/ … Continue reading Customised Quick Start of Confluence Data Center on AWS

Confluence Auto Archive Solution


I have been working on the Confluence space archiving project recently. Here is my design which is already in production. And it works like a charm 🙂 I will explain a bit deeper into the two major automations: Confluence Online Archiving Automation The Online archiving does 3 things: Set the space status to Archive. This … Continue reading Confluence Auto Archive Solution

Synchrony cluster failed to start with outbound proxy in AWS


If your synchrony cluster failed to start in AWS, the Collaborative Edit in Confluence will not work. And if your environment meet all the following criteria. Then I think you are in the right place. As I had the same issue, and finally figured it out that Synchrony has seperate JVM settings. The proxy settings … Continue reading Synchrony cluster failed to start with outbound proxy in AWS