Pedro Alonso

Software engineer & architect in London.

Category: AWS

SSL on Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) in AWS Using MVC and IIS

Recently we decided to host a campaign website in AWS using EC2. The site had to run only under SSL / HTTPS, so we needed to redirect the users trying to use HTTP to the HTTPS protocol. That can be set up on IIS using the rewrite module, because this solution didn’t work. We ended up doing the redirect in code. Continue reading

AWS Simple Email Using SMTP and C#

Sending automated emails is not always a very easy task. Depending on the IP of the server where you are sending the emails from, they could easily end up in the junk inbox of your destinatary. For this reason, we have decided to use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to send emails using SMTP and C#. This means, that we don’t even need to call their API for this task.

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