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davidmerfield committed Sep 10, 2019
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@@ -24,6 +24,10 @@ https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/disk-performance.html

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Did some 'hardening' using the following guide:

https://www.rackaid.com/blog/how-to-block-ssh-brute-force-attacks/

I installed fail2ban:

sudo yum install fail2ban
@@ -2,27 +2,22 @@ Work on [Tim](https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/QgrcJHsNmtgTlZpGFBGxzhPSDH

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Make sure cache volume is remounted after boot
Make sure cache volume is remounted after hard reboot
- https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/ebs-using-volumes.html#ebs-mount-after-reboot
- https://www.reddit.com/r/aws/comments/8chnbh/i3_instances_initializing_nvme_instance_store/
- https://gist.github.com/andreas-wilm/3460a788d6548370a136e63b5b91281e
- remove lines from fstab
- https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/WindowsGuide/Stop_Start.html
- use userdata to run the script? https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/user-data.html
- can this be resilient enough to run ok if the mounting fails?

Make sure server is hardened to ssh brute force log in attempts
- Use nonstandard ssh port?
- Was this cause of downtime last week?

Fix integration test dependency issue
- test that iptables rules persist too

Write fall newsletter to send out on September 23

Add a template lambda which allows the formatting of the last-updated date for a site, then tell [Chad](https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgxwChmTsrnBLkSXfNXKDtXdNFjfk)

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Add a template lambda which allows the formatting of the last-updated date for a site, then tell [Chad](https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgxwChmTsrnBLkSXfNXKDtXdNFjfk)

Fix issue with nested Markdown and tell [Martin](https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgxwDqnhgBjBSKzvtclvqcFcMptMR):
- ![This is a picture of me testing **Sonikebana**, a nine channel sound piece for mobile loudspeakers that respond when moved. Photo (and artwork) by [Anna Chapman Parker](http://www.annachapman.co.uk)](http://example.com/images/_landingImage_01.jpg)

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