Using Using Lambda-backed custom resources to extend the functionality of CloudFormation

This is part 3 of a 3 part series that I wrote on using CloudFormation to rollout a personal VPN internet proxy. This part guides you through the details of extending the functionality of CloudFormation using a Lambda-backed custom resource to clean the secrets bucket on stack deletion. You can find the article posted here on Cloud Assessments:

How to roll your own VPN with AWS CloudFormation – Part three

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Automate the installation and configuration of OpenVPN with CloudFormation

This is part 2 of a 3 part series that I wrote on using CloudFormation to rollout a personal VPN internet proxy. Part 2 walks you through the details of configuring OpenVPN as a personal internet proxy and automating it with CloudFormation. You can find the article posted here on Cloud Assessments:

How to roll your own VPN with AWS CloudFormation – Part two

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Automate the creation of a basic VPC with CloudFormation

This is part 1 of a 3 part series that I wrote on using CloudFormation to rollout a personal VPN internet proxy. Part 1 walks you through the details of the VPC creation, leaving you with a template that could be a basis for other simple projects. You can find the article posted here on Cloud Assessments:

How to roll your own VPN with AWS CloudFormation – Part one

Corresponding video walkthrough that you can find here on YouTube:

The article will guide you through the content of this template: