This is mostly meant to serve as troubleshooting notes to my future self.

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Memento

Error 1: The deployment failed because no instances were found in your blue fleet

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This might happen if a previous deployment failed. Whenever CodeDeploy tries to deploy your application, it creates a new Auto-Scaling Group. It will then add the name of the new auto scaling group to the environment config of your deployment group. The new auto scaling group is used as your BLUE group in future deployments.

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But if the current deployment fails, the new auto scaling group might be discarded or be left empty. …


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This tutorial will show you how to setup a static IP address (using a NAT (Network address translation) gateway on Amazon’s AWS) for 3rd-party services that require a white-listed source IP address.

What we want is to route all outgoing requests through a static IP address using our NAT gateway.

If you are new to AWS or DevOps in general, this might take some getting used to. From my little experience, setting most things up in AWS usually involves non-linear steps. I still get confused a lot! …

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